Sport is synonymous with health for our body. Of course we must always choose the right one for our age, fitness and of course be driven by our tastes and interests.
The Pilates method is perfect for sports practice restart after a long period without physical activity. Despite apparently a gentle exercise that does not demand effort; the benefits of Pilates are very complete and diverse:
It helps define your shape. It helps strengthen your muscles without increasing volume. Then your body will be firmer, but always retaining its natural shape.
You gain flexibility. It is really amazing, you'll see how soon you will see that it costs much less move and your joints are more elastic. This helps reduce the risk of injury. And to top it off helps to reduce abdomen, because the stretch improve posture, keep you upright and "tummy" disappears.
Help to stay away pain. Pilate’s exercises are great for correcting posture, and are therefore a very good therapy is recommended to reduce neck pain, back and joints.
Like any sport or exercise type, requires some essential tips to get the maximum your benefits. The first rule you must follow at all times while performing different exercises of Pilates is to watch your posture. However, it is also desirable to take into account the following tips to share with you this time:
Be consistent. This rule is repeated in any type of exercise, Pilates and should be followed as follows: practice every day 3 or 4 years, and is alternating. Replays you have detailed in previous post are indicative , you can go to increase as you go master the technique.
Controls the movement working different muscle groups with the energy you get from the core of your body, which is the area formed by the rib cage, abdomen and lower back. Displays the area and try to make every move starting from the core.
Learn to breathe. One of the things we teach the Pilates method is to become aware of breathing. This is done with the rib cage, lungs fill with air while moving notes as the ribs and then exhale slowly. This always with the abdomen contracted or tight.
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