In ten sessions you will feel the difference, in twenty - see the difference, and in thirty you'll have a whole new body. - Joseph H. Pilates  

Abdominal muscles

Self-help method Pilates - a unique system of exercises developed by Joseph Pilates Hubertosom in the early twentieth century. Aimed at strengthening and toning muscles, improving posture and flexibility, the development of a sense of balance. The result of training in the Pilates method to become union of body and mind, forming a harmonious slim figure.

"Ideally, our muscles should obey our will. Reflex action of muscles should not dominate our minds," - said Pilates.

Joseph Pilates system is based on the concentration; conscious control actions; the accuracy of the exercise; proper breathing; centering movements and postures; continuity, smoothness and fluidity of movement.

The work with the body, the following principles: elongation of the spine; Stabilization of the spine in a neutral position; activation of the center; the correct position of the shoulder girdle and its stabilization; work with images.

Constant training by the method of Joseph Pilates lead to such positive changes: the stabilization of the lumbar spine, which also means the elimination of pain and damage to the spine; ease the burden on the muscles of the neck, neck and shoulders; strengthening the abdominal muscles; a significant increase in muscle strength; Improving the coordination of movements; a significant increase in physical and mental health; development of an optimal posture; development of elasticity of the muscles and tendons, development of flexibility; ease of movement; harmony of spirit, mind and body; self-confidence; positive attitude towards life.

There are lessons for beginners pilates. They are given only the basic system - only in the supine position, and without any kind of equipment was. More complex exercises, which are called "Pilates Plus" already include elements of work with special equipment.

Pilates - very harmonious accurately developed a system that allows the body to make more reasonable.

All is done consciously, and the body becomes wiser. Formed a perfect balance and flexibility, the harmony of body and soul.

But if we talk about the appearance - for example, if a person wants to lose weight, one can not be limited to Pilates. You need to connect a proper diet, and other training methods: trainers, dance species.

Author: Nathan Veal

Tags: Pilates