Looking to create an evenly conditioned body and improve your posture? Not only will Pilates exercises enhance your overall sports performance but a fantastic mind-body workout which helps to develop a strong core and enhanced flexibility. Working many parts of the body, Pilates is an enjoyable and varied form of exercise. With a whole host of health benefits, Pilates is ideal for any level of sports enthusiast as well, whether you’re training, toning or recovering.
Whether you’re looking to become dedicated at Pilates or just looking to try it out for the first time to see if it’s something you could incorporate into your lifestyle, go the Pilates way and take a look at the below infographic which outlines ten Pilates exercises which are aimed at beginners. Specialising in Reformer Pilates ourselves, it was only fitting to include a mix of beginner exercises which you can do both on and off the Pilates Reformer bed.
From hip rolls which work your glutes for a great posterior, to side splits which help improve your balance and increase flexibility of your hips, these Pilates exercises will get you started on your new fitness journey. There are also leg stretches to help build your endurance and tone the abdominal muscles, back rowing which helps strengthen the abdominals and shoulders, the mermaid exercise which works on stretching the muscles at the side of your body, and others to get started with.
So whether you’re a complete novice at Pilates, you’ve already come across some of these exercises before or maybe you’re already going to Pilates classes and looking to try some at home, take these ten exercises for beginners at your own pace and enjoy!
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