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A certain Joseph Pilates, born in 1896 in Germany and later worked as a sports and bokstrainer is the founder of an increasingly popular form training: Pilates. In the past decade in the U.S. has become a huge hype. In the Netherlands it is not yet ready.


What is Pilates?
Pilates is a quiet training method for body and mind, particularly the muscles, breathing and concentration. "The art of muscle control", as Joseph said it yourself. This training method takes place on a simple mat and / or with certain instruments with the most simple, natural movements and combinations are implemented. It is in Pilates for strength, agility and stability.


The exercises will be worked from the body center: the Powerhouse as mentioned. This includes the abdomen, lower back, buttock and thigh muscles. With the right breathing pattern, you support the exercises and it is important to remain well focused. The exercises should be performed with great precision, what reason is not a rush of exercise to exercise them.

5 Basic Principles
It all comes down to 5 basic principles, which you should hold tight, you want results.

1. Concentration
Draw your attention to the muscles and try to feel each spiertje you action. This allows you the accuracy of exercise testing. Your attention only to your muscles to establish forget you, all other things.

2. Control
The movements should be strictly implemented. Mushy movements ensure that the muscles are not stretched.

3. Center
The strength of your arms and legs are determined by the aforementioned Power House. If not stabilized, you will have movements of the arms and legs also can not perform.

4. Accuracy
The accuracy is important for retention in the final. Each exercise has a final, with the torso and limbs are in a certain pose. This pose should be held for a while.

5. Respiratory

This is an important part of Pilates, as most people tend to hold their breath for testing purposes. However, the training volume to allow you sufficient oxygen.

Example Exercise Pilates
(Do not do this on a hard surface)

1. Lie on your back with your legs straight and arms extended above your head. Keep your shoulders down.
2. Keep your back on the floor as you inhale lift your arms you slowly towards the ceiling.
3. As you breathe out lift you, your head and slowly roll yourself forward with your back, spinal vertebrae for the mat tilt. Focus your gaze forward. Keep your abdominal muscles are stretched but not cramped.
4. The following inhalation pull you to your knees and turn the arms around your legs outward. In the role you exhale while you embrace your knees back to the floor and stretch, you slowly as in the initial position.
5. When you start breathing again with lifting your arms (2.)
Repeat this exercise 5-10 times.

The results of Pilates include almost unnoticed that you tighten your skin is, and get more stamina. Your body is so flexible that you visibly improved posture and movement technique gets.

The regular and precision execution of the exercises, the much more, namely:
- An increased lung capacity and improved blood circulation through deep breathing;
- A more flexible spine, which can handle this more;
- All around the pond is much more stable;
- Coordination of muscles and mind to improve;
- Bones are stronger and more flexible joints.

Rashna Doerga


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