Hi guys, Here I am going to give you information about a beautiful form of exercise “Pilates” because it has the ability to stretch and strengthen your body.
I am going to tell you about, how this exercise helps you to reduce your weight and flatten your belly and tighten your thighs and buttocks, and how this exercise improves your body posture.
What is Pilates.
Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on less-impact flexibility and improve your strength and endurance. this exercises also focus on your core strength and in give much tension on your muscles but make them toned
This exercise comes in to force around the 20th century by Joseph Pilates. Today’s you can see the popularity of this exercise worldwide especially in western countries such as Australia, Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
How Pilates Work
These exercises usually perform under a specific order or a particular series like step by step.
It has a various different movement name like, “The100′, “The Elephant”, “Criss-Gross” and so on
I know the movement name is so funny and looks very simple, but it takes a very strong emphasis on a technique.
A very interesting benefit of this form of exercise is that you can perform this exercise anywhere wherever you feel comfortable, you can do it at the gym, or at home, you just need a DVD that is available in the market.
You will get better posture, Toned muscles, and improve the flexibility and makes you very strong due to the technical nature of this exercise
This form of exercise’ main focus is on the core, but by performing it regularly you will find gaining strength in various body muscles.
My suggestion to beginners that, you guys can start with basic then try to perform advanced level, always remain under the eye of the trainer so you can prevent yourself from injury.
Pilates for weight loss
As I already mention that Pilates is a low-impact exercise, so it is better to tone your muscles, improve body posture, and help to balance your body weight.
If you seriously want to lose weight then my suggestion to you is combine this exercise with other forms of exercise like strength training like running, swimming with a healthy diet plan
How many calories does pilates burn?
Burning calories from pilates completely depend on how much intense workout you performing and the level of difficulty of the class. Click Here to know how many calories you need to lose weight.
keep in mind to burn calories it also depends on present body weight, so it is better for you to attend reform class that increases your blood circulation
But don’t forget to add some cardio exercises with pilates like running, cycling, swing, and take a healthy diet including lean protein, fresh fruit, and vegetable.
Effects of pilates exercises
Pilates leads to improve your body posture, makes your muscles tone, and bring strength in your core.
It may appear you have weight loss because if you toned your muscles then you look smart and fit even if you haven’t lost much weight.
It also helps you to recover from back injury by doing continue stretching on a particular area.
This form of excrisess is also very effective for those who are under the condition of
- Back pain
- urinary incontinence
- respiratory conditions
- joint injuries
When is the best time to do Pilates
Morning pilates is the best time to do but be sure before doing the pilates in the morning your stomach should be empty, no sugar drinks, no breakfast
Doing Pilates in the morning will help you to improve blood circulation, improve your mood, and give energy for the day ahead.
Pilates at Afternoon
If your morning schedule will not allow you to do pilates then the afternoon exercise will be a good option for you
Doing this before lunch will improve your metabolism and make you feel better, This can also be a good way to boost your brain and improve your focus for the remaining day.
How long you should do pilates
pilates timing depends on the witch level of class you attended, if you are in an advanced level of class then you should perform around 50-60 min
If you are doing it at home then you should at least perform around half-hour to a full hour.
Doing this at home will give you a chance to challenge your body and practice a variety of different exercises.
If your goal is to reduce weight then don’t forget to go running, swimming, or cycling after doing pilates. Click here to be aware of the myth about weight loss
Sometimes doing 20 to 30 min pilates can also be beneficial for you, but for that, you need not take many breaks during exercise. That improves your stamina and tone your body.
Pilates is the best form of exercise that helps you improve your overall muscles part hence this exercise is not restricted to one muscle part. This focus is on your core muscles. pilates also help you to improve your body posture and fix the back pain, improve the stamina. Including cardio along with pilates then you find a drop in your body weight.