The Benefits of Reformer Pilates for Athletes

If you haven’t tried Pilates yet, either Reformer or Mat, you are seriously missing out. Pilates is a workout that is not only great on it’s own, but it’s a great complimentary workout for athletes. In between intense training days, Pilates can be used to keep your muscles loose and flexible which is important for staying injury-free, and allows your body to recuperate while still working your muscles. Other benefits of Pilates include: 1. Body awareness: One major reason why people are such big fans of Pilates is because the practice helps you become more aware of your body both in and out of the studio. Pilates teaches you how to breathe — useful when you’re out on your daily run — and how to stand correctly — useful for making your belly look that much flatter. It’s not all deep breathing and better posture; a regular Pilates practice can also connect you with your body and help you be better coordinated and mindful in all your movements. 2. A Killer Core:The instability that is created by the rolling carriage in Reformer Pilates with the springs set at different levels of resistance helps us develop serious core strength—and the stronger our core is, the better …

The Benefits of Reformer Pilates for Athletes Read More »

Share this page with a friend: