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5 reasons why you should start pilates now! » Forge West End

5 reasons why you should start pilates now!

Are you tight or stiff? Do you lack flexibility in your spine, hips or shoulders? Pilates could be for you! Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on building strength, flexibility, and control through a series of controlled movements. Below lists the 5 reasons why you should start, now!

1. Improve your core strength

Pilates emphasizes the use of your core muscles, which includes the abdominal muscles, back muscles, and hip muscles. Through regular practice, Pilates can improve your core strength, stability, and control.

2. Increase flexibility in your joints

Pilates exercises are designed to improve flexibility and mobility in the joints, muscles and other tissues in your body. As you perform the movements, you’ll stretch and lengthen your muscles, which can help to reduce stiffness and improve your overall range of motion.

3. Improve your posture

Pilates emphasizes proper alignment and form, which can help to improve your posture. By strengthening the muscles that support your spine and shoulders, you can stand taller and feel more confident.

4. Reduce your stress levels

Pilates can be a great way to relieve stress and tension in the body. The slow, controlled movements can help to calm your mind and promote relaxation, while the focus on breathing can help to reduce anxiety.

5. Prevent injuries

Pilates is a low-impact form of exercise that can be adapted to suit your fitness level and ability. By strengthening your muscles and improving flexibility, Pilates can help to prevent injuries and reduce the risk of chronic pain.

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