Top Ten Reasons to Try Pilates

corey2with Corey Anne Radke
An amazing quality of this wonderful fitness technique is the ability to adapt to ANY BODY and meets each participant wherever they are with their current fitness level and strength. Strengthening both large and small muscles uniformly, Pilates helps each individual be better at everything else in their life. Are you a runner? Do you play tennis? Swim? Bike? Do you have to stand a lot during your day? Sit a lot during your day? It doesn’t
matter what it is, Pilates helps to feel better in all aspects of life.

Corey Ann Radtke’s top 10 reasons to engage in a Pilates workout:

  1. You will learn to focus on the deep muscles of the abdomen (THE ABS!) and spine while also providing a full body workout.
  2. The Pilates exercises are engineered to protect your lower back, aiding in injury prevention and spinal health and providing relief of chronic pain.
  3. Pilates lengthens muscles as they are strengthened, resulting in long, lean, strong yet flexible muscles.
  4. Improves your whole body alignment resulting in improved posture only after a few sessions.
  5. The fluid movements coupled with breath are designed to reduce stress and tension, leaving you refreshed and not exhausted.
  6. Pilates improves your overall balance.
  7. Pilates increases bone-density, so as you age, you are less susceptible to breaks and fractures.
  8. Pilates’ articulation exercises improve digestion and circulation.
  9. Happy side effects of Pilates can include weight-loss, waist whittling, and long, lean muscles.

And last but definitely not least…. my number TEN reason to try Pilates:
After consistence practice, you will notice improvement in your mood!  To quote Joe Pilates, “Physical fitness is the first requisite to happiness.”

To learn more, or to begin your journey with Corey, please contact EHS Pilates by calling 203-983-5748.

Elite Health Services, located in Old Greenwich and Westport CT., is a world-class provider of certified functional manual physical therapy, personal fitness, massage therapy and longevity related services. Our highly skilled team of dedicated professionals take a no-excuses approach to providing exceptional care and delivering exceptional results. To learn more visit www.EliteHealthServices.

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