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Benefits of Pilates

Why choose Pilates to help your body?



Pilates is a form of exercise that emphasizes the strengthening of the core muscles, including the abdominal and back muscles. This type of exercise has been shown to have numerous benefits, including improved flexibility, balance, and posture, as well as reduced risk of injury.


One study, published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies in 2013, found that participants who practiced Pilates for eight weeks experienced significant improvements in flexibility and balance, as well as decreased muscle soreness and improved posture. Another study, published in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine in 2010, found that Pilates was effective in improving core strength and stability, as well as reducing the risk of injury in athletes.


Pilates is also commonly used as a form of rehabilitation for individuals who have suffered injuries or have chronic pain conditions. A study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy in 2011 found that Pilates was effective in improving flexibility, strength, and function in individuals with chronic low back pain.


Overall, Pilates is an effective form of exercise that can improve flexibility, balance, posture, and core strength, as well as reduce the risk of injury. It is also commonly used as a form of rehabilitation for individuals with injuries or chronic pain conditions.


Reference:

  • J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2013 Oct; 17(4):472-7.

  • J Sports Sci Med. 2010 Jun 1; 9(2):211-8

  • J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2011 Oct; 41(10):732-40

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