Pilates - Fashionable and beautiful direction of modern fitness.
In Moscow, Pilates is much more expensive aerobics, fitness and shaping. However, it is one of the most popular and visited areas in fitness centers and sports clubs.
What is Pilates?
Pilates - An exercise that strengthens the body and promotes flexibility. Pilates - not just a sport, it's a way of thinking.
Doctors recognizePilates one of the safest types of exercise. And even recommend it for rehabilitation programs for people who have suffered a spinal cord injury.
For women, these exercises are not interchangeable especially in antenatal and postnatal period - they strengthen the muscles of the pelvis, lower back and the press.
Pilates is no limitation in age and gender. It is suitable to anyone who wants to look good and be always in shape.
Specificity of Pilates lies in the fact that he has no preference. Pilates exercises multifaceted and involve a large number of muscles at the same time, including very deep muscle groups.
Pilates something similar to Callanetics. The same smooth, slow. Exercises require precise and smooth execution of high concentration on what you're doing.
6 basic principles:
1. Concentration. During exercise it is necessary to focus maximum attention on every move.
2. Control. Exercises are performed gradually, from simple to complex. Care should be properly executed.
3. Proper breathing. Need not breathe chest and the abdomen (as in yoga), directing the inspiratory air stream to the lower back. Due to this, the cells are supplied with oxygen as required.
4. The load on the muscles of the central body part.
5. Smooth movements.
6. Discipline. The main thing is not the quantity but the quality of the exercise.
Three kinds of training in Pilates system:
- Training on the floor.
- Training on the floor, but with special equipment: rings Pilates Ring, dumbbells, rubber springs or balls.
- Training on special simulators.
The biggest danger - a stretch that is particularly common among beginners. Therefore better to start at the fitness club. Instructor, under whose guidance you will learn new moves, will monitor the quality of movement, your breathing, explain and demonstrate the technique exercises, will be strictly metered load will control your energy costs.
Who knew life, he is in no hurry
Pilates does not give fast results. But then the effect of the training will be simply stunning: flexibility, harmony, flexibility, psychological relaxation and, most importantly, youth.
For several years, this kind of training has a lot of fans in the United States. Possible, and we will be Pilates more than just another boom in a healthy lifestyle.