Will Pilates Help Me Lose Weight?
I can say with certainty that anyone who commits to a consistent Pilates practice will create a more trim appearance and will, with time and practice, lose weight.
Genuine Pilates is famous for creating strong, lean and fit bodies.
Practicing Pilates consistently will support your weight loss goal and will give you a fit, healthy appearance, more energy:
- All exercise burns calories. How many calories you burn depends on your body type, body weight and the level of exertion, but an intermediate level Pilates workout will generally burn between 250 to 350 calories, advenced work can burn up to 500 calories per 60 minute training session.
- Creating lean, strong muscle mass, as Pilates does, is one of the best ways to increase your calorie-burning potential.
- One of the best ways to instantly look and feel thinner is to have good posture.
Pilates emphasizes both length and good alignment, lengthening your body will instantly make you look and feel several pounds lighter!
- Pilates promotes deep and efficient respiration, which is essential for calorie burning and tissue regeneration.