You probably know someone who does Pilates—it has been one of the most talked about workouts for women over the past year, especially all over TikTok. Pilates is a type of workout that is slow and controlled. While you can target one area more than the other, it is considered a full-body workout due to the fact that throughout the workout, your core is engaged. There are vast amounts of health and fitness benefits to practicing Pilates, and we are here to tell you a couple more reasons you might not have thought of before.
Promotes Mindfulness and Body Awareness
Pilates is a lot of breathing work as well as body movements. That being said, Pilates encourages you to be in touch with your body. You can push your body further each time using your mental strength.
Helps Relieve Pain
A strong core promotes better posture and, in return, helps relieve muscle tension that can build up in your daily life. A lot of people who experience back and lower back pain often have a weak core. Engaging your core more and controlling your breath can help improve your core and thus overall help in all other areas of your life.