Clean living and mindfulness are ever-so-trendy right now, and so they should be, as your mental wellbeing is just as important as your physical wellbeing. With the booming digital world taking over our lives and decreasing our attention span, mind-body workouts are now more important than ever and should form part of your personal fitness plan. Whether you’ve got a busy lifestyle and just try to exercise when you can or you’re on a strict training schedule, start benefitting from mind-body workouts such as Pilates today.
Looking to improve your posture and create an evenly conditioned body?
Pilates (and yoga) is a brilliant mind-body workout which improves flexibility and will help to enhance your overall sports performance. With a whole host of mental and physical benefits, carrying out Pilates exercises will help to develop great core strength and also improve your muscle strength.
Promoting length, strength, flexibility and balance, Reformer Pilates is a type of Pilates which incorporates a piece of equipment called the Reformer bed. Whether you have or haven’t heard of Reformer Pilates before, you should definitely try it out and see what all the fuss is about! The infographic below, created by Runway Pilates, outlines the top ten exercises for beginners which should be explored at your own pace.
“From hip rolls and side splits, leg stretches
and thigh stretches to back rowing and footwork
exercises, give Pilates a go and start benefitting
from its many health benefits.”
Including a mix of exercises both with and without the Pilates Reformer bed (which not everyone will have access to), these exercises are designed for any fitness level and are great for offering a taster to what Reformer Pilates involves and ideal for incorporating into your regular workout regime. Hopefully, you’ll discover a few favourites and share with your friends!
Ready to get fit the Pilates way?
Designed for any fitness level, the below infographic will help you go the Pilates way and learn to have fun with your fitness. From hip rolls and side splits, leg stretches and thigh stretches to back rowing and footwork exercises, give Pilates a go and start benefitting from its many health benefits.
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