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Tynan Slade   
Friday, 19 February 2010
What is so Good About Pilates? - image by Spanishale (sxc.hu)Pilates is a physical fitness system that focuses on using the mind to control the muscles. This unique fitness system centers on the core postural muscles that help in keeping the body in balance and are essential in providing support to the spine. There are a number of ways to perform the exercises in this system and various types of Pilates equipment is available in the market.

What is so good about Pilates? Well the system introduces you to a unique brand of exercises that focus on the core of your body and help to improve your flexibility. The people who train on the Pilates physical fitness system tend to experience a boost in daily functionality of the body. The system has been development to cater for different requirements of anyone looking for physical fitness. Pilates can have effects similar to yoga which also provides the body with more flexibility.

It has the same impact on your muscles as weightlifting without adding too much bulk. It tones and lengthens all the muscles of your body. In addition to all of this, Pilates helps in relieving the pains and aches of your body. A session of Pilates leaves you relaxed at the end and boosts your energy instead of draining it.

Concentration and attention is essential for the one doing the Pilates fitness exercises. This is a feature of yoga, however Pilates has many other benefits making it your comprehensive exercise plan. There are numerous types of Pilates equipment available on which one can perform hundreds of different exercises that have a great effect on all the muscles of your body.

Summarizing it all, Pilates is a popular fitness system as it gives the combined effect of various exercises such as yoga, weightlifting and swimming, refreshing the body and mind at the same time. You should try it out you may enjoy it more than you think.

My name is Tynan Slade and I enjoy writing about my hobbies. I write about fitness and treadmills for sale at my fitness website http://www.treadmills-forsale.net

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