Pilates – The new fitness kid on the block!! 0

Pilates was developed by Joseph Pilates, a German sports enthusiast. Pilates is a new fitness method that works by strengthening the deeper postural muscles, builds strengths from inside without adding bulk and gets the body into perfect alignment. It tends to reshape the body improving the posture, and is a great way to relieve stress and tension. What are the benefits of Pilates?

1. Better posture.
2. Greater flexibility.
3. Greater strength and muscle tone.
4. Flatter stomach and trimmer waist.
5. Increased joint mobility.
6. Lesser incidences of low back pain.
7. Lower stress levels.

Pilates is not meant for only celebrities and sports personalities and anyone can undertake these classes as a means of better fitness. There are numerous fitness centers that can offer these classes. It can also be implemented as an exercise program that aims at weight loss and cardiovascular fitness.