As a collective, our society is placing a greater emphasis on physical and mental well-being, adopting healthy self-care regimens to nurture our minds and bodies. And, let’s face it, with all of life’s little stressors, we need an outlet to relax and unwind.
9 Pilates Benefits for Your Mind and Body
In another lifetime, my workout regimen consisted of sweaty, strenuous, high-intensity bootcamp workouts. It felt as if I was a slave to my sneakers and gym membership. The lifestyle failed to mend my own self-limiting beliefs – my confidence = virtually non-existent and my psychological health = riddled with anxiety, depression, and unhappiness. I knew I needed a change and, thankfully, I found the answer I’d been looking for: Pilates.
Pilates at Home: Best Video Classes To Watch
Thanks to the beauty of the internet, staying healthy and taking care of your body no longer requires a bank-account-draining gym membership. Pilates is one exercise that tones your muscles, strengthens your core, increases flexibility, and improves posture – all in one session. The exercise focuses on slow, controlled movements, delivering unparalleled health and fitness rewards to those who incorporate the practice into their self-care routine.
Challenging. Inspiring. Empowering.
These are the first three words that come to mind when I think of Pilates.
For those who love a good self care & wellness routine, and would rather stay in.
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When you decide to get healthy and have a happy life, you have endless ways to approach it. Getting back into an exercise routine, going on a “diet”, following all the “shoulds” and setting goals. All of these things tend to focus on what you can control outside. Like the food you eat, or how much you workout. But the real transformation happened for me when I realized there’s a missing piece: what’s going on INSIDE, our mindset.
Many people have this question when they are new to Pilates: “Which is better - mat or reformer Pilates?” Sometimes they will say, "I love reformer” or "I only do mat." So which is better? Let's start by looking at each and what makes them different.
Here’s a quick breakdown for you to decide whether Mat or Reformer Pilates is best for you:
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