So, what exactly are Pilates exercises? Pilates is a kind of workout that uses very controlled stretching and movement of your body to improve your physical stamina, posture, and flexibility. It leads to a sleek and toned body with sculpted muscles. Though it sounds intimidating Pilates workout is actually for everyone at any level.
It helps you control your body and mind in tandem and keeps you de-stressed and energized. Here is a list of helpful pilates exercises and the best pilates outfits that you can begin with for your physical and mental well-being.
5 Core Pilates Workout
The 100 is the core of every Pilates routine. It helps you warm up and get your blood pumping.
Rolling Like a Ball
This exercise is great for your abs and spinal mobility. You have to stay in a curve position for this exercise and move back and forth.
Single Leg Circles
This exercise helps to tone your abdominals, thighs and hip flexors. You have to move your legs while your pelvis stays stable.
This exercise helps your body warm up and prepares it for a more intense Pilates workout routine.
This is a simple and effective Pilates workout that is perfect for your complete mid-section routine.
Best Pilates Workout Outfit
The Women’s Plus Size Floral Print Performance Mid-Rise 7/8 Leggings 23″ – Joylab™ is a mid-rise legging featuring a smooth fabric with full-coverage spandex. The floral print of these leggings gives it a bold look that can be worn for Pilates and beyond.
The Women’s Plus Size Freedom Printed Mid-Rise Capri Leggings from C9 Champion® is made from the Freedom fabric that is soft and comfortable. It features the Duo-Dry technology that helps wick moisture from the fabric and keeps you dry and cool.
The Stripe Mesh High Neck Chi Tank is soft and lightweight that keeps you cool and comfortable throughout your workout. It is made from odor controlling yarns and has mesh for ventilation. The design of this tank gives you full coverage in front and back, among the ideal choice for workouts like Pilates.
The Semi-Fitted Performance Tee For Women features the scoop neck and short sleeves. Made from the superior Go-Dry moisture-wicking technology, it helps to keep you dry and cool when doing Pilates.
The Fitted Plus-Size Keyhole-Back Performance Tank is the perfect tank for a run or for some Pilates. Made from breathable fabric it is smooth and comfortable even when you stretch. The Go-Dry moisture-wicking technology helps you keep cool and dry while you doing your exercise.