6 Reasons to include Pilates in your workout routine

Exercise & FitnessBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamSep 28, 2016

When it comes to pilates, most people either become die-hard enthusiasts about it or have never tried it even once. If you fall in the latter group, there are tons of research that would give you so many reasons to go for pilates. Yes, you must experience the awesome power of pilates to understand what we are talking about.  For better understanding let’s take a look at some of the amazing benefits of pilates. People who have been practicing pilates for quite some time now would tell you how effectively they have strengthened their rectus abdominis within few weeks and have eliminated muscle imbalances between the right and life sides of their cores. Now you may be wondering what rectus adbominis is? Well, it’s the muscle that is responsible for six packs. But a lot of people enjoy doing pilates because it is an effective way of getting rid of the back pain.  It makes your back stronger while healing the pain. Its benefits are not just limited to core or back pain. The slow and controlled movements put minimal impact on your joints, so it’s easy on your joints too.  Do you play any sport? Well, if the answer is yes, you can enhance your performance by practicing pilates. Besides, pilates makes you more flexible. Watch this video to know why you should include pilates in your workout routine.