Most popular workout programs focus on toning and strengthening muscle groups for aesthetic reasons. This often leads to imbalance in the body because strain is put on a select few muscle groups while other groups are neglected entirely.

That’s where pilates comes in. Pilates is a system of exercises that focuses on strengthening the entire body to alleviate strain and weakness while promoting harmonious cooperation between muscle groups. The exercises emphasize proper breathing, correct spinal and pelvic alignment, and concentration on smooth, flowing movement. Here’s how Pilates began:

Inspired Beginnings

Joseph Hubertus Pilates was the creator of pilates. His obsession with the classical Greek ideal of a man balanced in body, mind, and spirit inspired him to create an incredibly holistic workout system. Pilates works large and small muscle groups, stretches and strengthens, and engages the mind as much as the body. The result is a uniformly fit body and mind that work together to contribute to your overall wellbeing.

Low Impact, High Reward

Pilates builds long, lean muscles through low-impact resistance training – which makes it an ideal exercise regimen if you have chronic pain or injuries because it doesn’t place any undue strain on the joints.

 Pilates focuses on quality of movement over quantity of repetitions. This ensures that you are executing the movements correctly for maximum benefit and minimum risk of injury. As you move through the program, you’ll see increased flexibility and strength throughout your entire body.

Do Your Body a Favor

Start your Pilates regimen today. You’re on the road to a stronger, longer, healthier body from head to toe.

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