5 Key Benefits of Pilates bodytonic clinic®
Pilates is a form of physical exercise that focuses on your core stability, balance, control, flexibility and strength. The exercises are often used in conjunction with Osteopathy and Sports Massage to aid treatment of a variety of injuries. Here are some of the benefits you can gain from Pilates.
Part 1: IMPROVE CORE STABILITY AND PELVIC FLOOR
Pilates exercises are designed to improve core stability and focuses on addressing weakness in the pelvic floor. Core strength is important in everyday activities like walking, running, standing for long periods, sitting, lifting weight and playing sports. If you suffer from pain anywhere in the pelvic girdle, spine or hips Pilates can help by targeting and reconditioning core, pelvic floor and abdominal muscles. The strength in the pelvic floor can be compromised by many factors, the most common one is Pregnancy. Pilates is designed to help your body cope with the stresses of Pregnancy by building up strength In abdominal and pelvic floor muscles both pre and post natal.
Part 2: REDUCE NECK AND BACK PAIN
Pilates can help to strengthen muscles, reducing neck and back pain. Pain can often come from inactive and weak muscles that can lead to chronic pain and tension in your neck and lower back. Through careful assessment we can identify these muscles that could be causing an imbalance throughout the back, neck and shoulders.
Part 3: IMPROVE POSTURE AND FLEXIBILITY
Tight muscles can cause a decrease in mobility and lead to poor posture, tension, aches and pains. Good posture is important for your overall fitness and for your spine to function effectively without excess strain.Pilates can give your body the strength to correct your posture and increase your flexibility to help maintain healthy joints.
Part 4: INJURY PREVENTION AND REHABILITATION