When I tell people what I do, the most common response is “What is Pilates?” or “Is that the same as yoga?”
I sometimes get over enthusiastic telling the amazing history, benefits and intricate details of the Pilates method, but it’s hard not to…it’s fascinating! This is a brief history of Pilates, my favourite quotes and exactly why I swear by it!
Ever wanted to do a Pilates workout, but don’t really know where to begin…or even what it really is? You’ve heard along the grapevine that it creates killer abs and lifts your butt, but you have no idea what exactly it involves. These are my best Pilates tips for beginners to bite the bullet and start your Pilates practice! Warning: You will be HOOKED once you start, it’s so addictive!
Many of us have an “all or nothing” approach to achieving our optimal physique or ideal weight. However when it comes to exercise, you can definitely have too much of a good thing. Whether you’re trying to lose 10 kilograms in two weeks or pushing your body beyond it’s limits just to keep your weight in check, you may be unknowingly sabotaging yourself.