Pilates | Fighting Fit Gym

Pilates

Runner or golfer, tennis player or new mom, chances are you can benefit from Pilates. Many types of people, at many levels of fitness, who have begun doing Pilates exercises say they’ve seen improvements in range of motion, flexibility, circulation, posture, and abdominal strength — and decreases in back, neck and joint pain.

Pilates benefits

  • Increased muscle strength and tone, particularly of your abdominal muscles, lower ack, hips and buttocks (The ‘core muscles’ of your body)
  • Balanced muscular strength on both sides of your body
  • Enhanced muscular control of your back and limbs
  • Improved stabalisation of your spine
  • Improved posture
  • Rehabilitation or prevention of injuries related to muscle imbalances
  • Improved physical coordination and balance
  • Relaxation of your shoulders, neck and upper back
  • Safe rehabilitation of joint and spinal injuries
  • Prevention of joint and spinal injuries
  • Increased lung capacity and circulation thriugh deep breathing
  • Improved concentration
  • Stress management and relaxation