You regularly spend hours in the gym, running on the treadmill. You keep a close watch on the food you eat and make sure your body has just the right amount of nutrition to lose weight. But did you know that all that effort may not give you that sculpted and toned body you so desire? Yes without weight-bearing exercises, cardio alone is not going to cut it as a way to look slim and toned. Pilates can be a great form of exercise to tone muscles and lose inches and body fat.
The Pilates moves shown in this video are perfect if you are a beginner as they are not only easy but also do not require a large amount of flexibility to be performed. Beginners can also follow this weight loss guide.The moves in this workout are designed to challenge your upper body and strengthen your core. Just one Pilates roll-up is equal to six crunches as it makes you work much harder by lifting your abs and using your entire core. Certain other moves like the hundred and single leg stretch improve your posture while helping you tone your abdomen. Moves such as the bridge pulse engage muscles of your hamstrings, buttocks and pelvic areas, giving you a slimmer lower body. You can also try these ten best pilates moves for effective weight loss.
Want to treat yourself for working out hard? Don’t even think about sugar and calories. Yes, you deserve a treat, but a healthy one. Eat foods that are rich in fibre and potassium. Avoid too much sugar and salt. Find healthy alternatives to your favourite foods so you can enjoy it guilt-free.
So, perform this workout 2-3 times a week for that killer lower body. Watch the video and get ready to feel the burn.
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Published: January 25, 2017 3:55 pm