October 12, 2022 2 min read
Pilates workout is a full-body, low-impact exercise regimen that focuses on various muscle groups for toning, core strength, improving balance, good posture, and sometimes even cardio.
Pilates is a whole body exercise that has numerous benefits, from injury prevention to improved flexibility. Pilates workouts will be a combination of strength exercises and stretching. This combination can make Pilates an efficient form of exercise for improving core strength and function, improves posture by strengthening postural muscles, and improves cardiorespiratory capacity.
Target: your Back extension, core and glutes
Benefit: Pilates swimming strengthens your back muscles and improves your posture, mobility, and stability. Pilates swimming exercise is a very functional movement to balance up your posture, to reduce the tension in your neck and shoulders by activating the back extensor muscles.
Targets: core, hip flexors, glutes, hamstrings, and lower back muscles.
Benefit: Strengthens your abdominals and postural muscles in your back. Side leg raises improve mobility in your hips, improving functional strength and stability throughout your core by activating your abs, hip flexors, and lower back muscles.
Target: abdominal muscles, the spine, thigh muscles, glutes, and the pelvic floor muscles.
Benefit: Roll Up exercise is an effective way of increasing the flexibility of your body by improving hip flexor length and mobilizing your spine, a great option Improving arm & shoulder flexion mobility and healthier lower back.
Target: the rectusand transverse abdominals
Benefit: It strengthens your lower and upper abdominal muscles, stabilizes your core and also helps protect your lower back. This Pilates move also helps to build strength in your torsoand improves flexibility, coordination, and stability, helps develop coordination and endurance for your entire body.
Target: muscles of the upper body, core, and lower body
Benefit: If you are looking for a way to boost your metabolism the plank can be your great ally
Planks provide a full-body workout, strengthening muscles throughout your mid-section, upper bodyand lower body, a classic exercise used to strengthen and elongate arm and abdominal muscles, improve core strength and stability, improve vascularity, and posture, help reduce low back pain and reduce your risk of injury.
Targets: Abdominals and the lower body.
Benefit: Strengthens the abdominal muscles while stretching the hamstrings of the back of the thighs and strengthening the legs. It's also a great addition to a flat abs workout and builds muscle stamina and stability.