Pilates Exercise for Back Pain and Lower Back Problems

Posted by on Mar 3, 2021 in Pilates Exercises

How Pilates Relieves Back Pain Sitting for hours on end hunched over our desks or devices could lead to back pain. Research says that a sedentary lifestyle increases our risk for some chronic diseases or even premature death. Fortunately, Pilates exercises such as leg kicks and back extensions can bring positive results. Wells et al. reported that “Pilates exercise offers greater improvements in pain and functional ability compared to usual care and physical activity in the...

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PILATES vs CARDIO: What works for you?

Posted by on Oct 15, 2020 in Pilates Exercises

Generally, a cardiovascular (cardio) exercise is any exercise or fitness activity that ups your heart rate and gets your heartbeat racing. Cardio exercises involve large muscle movement, working out over a sustained period to keep the heart rate to at least half of its maximum level. Having a strong and healthy cardio-vascular system means that your cells burn more fat for a sustained period, even when you’re inactive. This is because cardio workouts trigger capillaries to...

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STRENGTH PILATES: The Body-Mind Workout that Helps You Live Your Best Life

Posted by on Jun 30, 2020 in Pilates Exercises

“I’m looking for a workout to make me stronger, but I don’t want to look bulky.” We got this enquiry from Isabelle, a 25-year-old professional. She’s been cooped up at home for months throughout the circuit-breaker period, and it’s made her sluggish. Sean also asked, “What exercise is okay for senior citizens like me?” He’s a retired corporate executive who’s worried that he’s feeling “kind of stiff and clumsy” now that he’s no longer as active as he used to be. On the...

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5 Awesome Benefits of Pilates Mat Exercises

Posted by on Jun 11, 2020 in Pilates Exercises

The pandemic has shown us how truly important it is to be physically and mentally healthy. Hence, it’s time to take better care of ourselves–starting with taking up a fun and fulfilling fitness program that we can commit to. One option is Pilates mat work out, which won’t only whip up the body into shape but teach the mind centering, concentration, and control. At Pilates Plus in Singapore, we recommend mat classes before moving on to workouts using different...

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Take Your Workout Up a Notch with Dynamic Pilates

Posted by on Dec 9, 2019 in Pilates Exercises

Your browser does not support audio.   If you’re into intense, blood-pumping workouts then Pilates may not exactly be the first thing that comes to mind. So you’d probably be surprised to learn about Dynamic Pilates, which (in a nutshell) is the “faster and fiercer” version of Classical Pilates. However, it’s still consistent with the Pilates principles of restoring the body’s natural balance; building strength and flexibility; and preventing or reducing injury. What’s...

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Too Busy To Stay Fit? Try These Exercises!

Posted by on Apr 29, 2019 in Pilates Exercises

It is a weeknight and you’re in your jammies feeling tired, bloated, but wanting desperately to get back into the habit of exercising again. Perhaps you want to get yourself back in the gym but the reason that there’s simply no time. If you’ve found yourself on the couch scrolling through Netflix every night, then you definitely have some time to get a workout! With all the demands of work and family most of us need to get through every day, it is no wonder we have some...

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