It’s that time of the year again when we think that it’s time to kick off our fitness related New Year’s resolutions. But if we start thinking of endless hours to spend at the gym, what is the likelihood we will actually stick to this new regimen?
The reality is that we need commitment but what matters the most in order to reach our goals is finding a simple workout which we can fit in our busy daily schedule.
Pilates benefits if practised daily for 30 minutes
Activate your core muscles – it will prevent and relief back pain in the long term
Improve your flexibility and joint mobility – pilates will eventually lead to a more efficient and balanced body
Strengthen your muscles, using only your body weight – without putting pressure on your knees and joints
Lose weight – increase your metabolism rate and help burn calories faster
Balance body & mind – makes you more aware of your body and what you can achieve
Reduce stress – stretching your body will help metabolise the stress hormones that are build on your body
Mindfulness – practising Pilates will help you train yourself in becoming more physically and emotionally present. You can see more about mindfulness here
Stamina – your body will become stronger and your overall endurance will improve
Energy – your energy levels will increase and you will stop getting tired easily
The Pilates benefits we mentioned are only some of the amazing ways Pilates can help you if practised regularly.