Over a hundred years ago Joseph Pilates created a whole system of strengthening exercisesorganism. She is named after him and is now popular and fashionable all over the world. For a long time Pilates are engaged in famous athletes, dancers and Hollywood actors. The main principle of the pilates technique Is a complex effect on the human body.
Great attention is paid to building a strongmuscular framework for the spine, the condition of which affects the overall development of the whole body. When practicing this kind of fitness, not only your large superficial muscles work, but also small deep ones, which require a special approach and specific training. Pilates exercises system helps develop a balance, improve the physique, giving the muscles of the press and back a more elongated shape, eliminate back pain, develop the respiratory system, flexibility and mobility of the joints.
Pilates refers to this area of fitness as "Mind & body" (mind and body), which can be understood asa reasonable approach to action on the body. Therefore, occupations require full concentration on the movements performed, the exercises should be done slowly and smoothly. All movements are unlike each other, diverse. They involve the work of a large number of muscles at the same time and require the right technique, although the number of repetitions can be minimal. Movements in Pilates gently stretch the muscles, making them longer and slimmer.
The program helps development of positive thinking andstress, learns to feel your body, helps you gain lightness and grace, and also produces a rejuvenating effect. Classes will give you good health and psychological comfort, a sense of harmony of body and soul. You will learn to feel your body better, the muscles of the neck, neck and shoulders become less tired, joints will become more mobile, by improving blood circulation, each cell will receive more oxygen. Pilates has no restrictions on age and sex, on the level of physical development and body parameters.
It is useful to engage in this kind of fitness those people who are sedentarylife, as a result of which they begin to have problems with the spine, there are pains in the back. Women in the prenatal and postnatal period, when strength training can harm, Pilates makes it possible to relieve the back and tone muscles and skin, strengthen the muscles of the lower back, the press and the pelvis. For people suffering from joint diseases, Pilates allows you to train small muscle groups that strengthen the shoulder, hip, knee and elbow joints. With age, especially in women, there are problems with the veins, and Pilates trains them well, improving the blood flow of the entire body.
Also this technique will perfectly suit overly active activists. After all, the cardio and force load in this case will take away the remaining forces from them, but Pilates will allow you to relax and rest. Physiotherapists and sports doctors recommend this system as a rehabilitation program for their wards, including those who have suffered spinal injuries.
Successful classes Pilates involves the implementation of several simple rules: it is necessary to concentrate and think about those muscles,which you develop; you must learn to concentrate on the exercises; It is necessary to breathe not with the breast, but with the belly (as in the practice of yoga), directing, with inspiration, a jet of air to the waist; Exercise should be done qualitatively and without pauses.