Health Tip: Pilates Fitness Training for Almost Everyone
Baby boomers may get a big benefit
(HealthDay News) -- Pilates is a popular exercise particularly in vogue today.
According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), baby boomers may find the stretching and strengthening especially helpful to their core muscles.
Here's a list of long-term benefits experienced by those who perform Pilates:
- Better posture, alignment and balance.
- Greater body awareness.
- More flexibility.
- Longer, leaner muscles.
- Relief from back pain and other injuries.
- Better range of motion.
- Less stress and mental tension.
A healthy eating plan and heart-pumping activities combined with Pilates can help achieve a total body workout.