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Pilates

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Pilates

Pilates

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Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment menu and flexibility.

Benefits

Pilates are great for improving flexibility, increasing muscle strength and tone, particularly of your abdominal muscles, lower back, hips and glutes.

Challanges

Pilates focus on control and technique. One example is that Pilates exercises has a specific breath pattern that needs to be followed to get the most out of it. Other difficulties are the required flexibility to get the most optimal exercise.

Skills Enhanced With

Pilates

Flexibility

Strength

Equipment Used In

Pilates

Foam Roll

Half Foam Roll

Fitness Mat

Stability Ball

Loop Bands

Pilates Ring

Suspension Trainers

Cable Bands

Sliding Disc

Exercise Examples

Bridge

Bird Dogs

The Hundred

Roll Backs

Side Seals

Side Plank

One Legged Jackknife

Swan

Standing Role Down

Scissor Cross

Other Skills