There are many reasons you might be looking for an exercise routine that gives your whole body a workout. Perhaps you’re struggling for time, or it may even be that you don’t like to exercise and want it to be over as soon as possible.
Whatever your reason for wanting a ‘complete, multi tasking’ workout, you should consider Pilates. Why? Because it really does work out your entire body!
Finding a Pilates Routine
The Pilates routine you choose to get started with may vary. That’s because there are a wide variety of Pilates exercises available and different equipment options to perform these exercises.
If you attend a class or follow the instructions of a DVD, you’ll likely find that your trainer or instructor has already put together a full body workout routine that’s beneficial to your entire body.
If you haven’t yet got a routine in place – for example if you’re starting from scratch at home, do a quick online search for related terms such as ‘full body Pilates workout’. You’ll soon find one that gives you what you need. Or even better still, visit a qualified Physiotherapist or Pilates Instructor for a specialised Pilates program that is more specific to your goals and needs.
How does Pilates work out the whole body?
We mean it when we say Pilates really does work out your whole body. As a result, Pilates can make a difference to your posture, muscle definition, balance and mobility to name a few. Here’s how it effects every part of you, ensuring your body gets a highly effective, balanced workout:
Essentially, you can name any body area you wish to target and there’ll be a Pilates technique that’s exactly what you need to improve your strength, appearance and well-being.
Where does Pilates equipment come into play?
To strengthen and align your body even more effectively, one option is to introduce equipment, such as a Pilates Reformer or Trapeze Table.
We have a lot more information on Pilates here at Proactive Pilates Equipment Melbourne, so check out our other blogs to learn more about improving your strength, stamina and symmetry through Pilates.