This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.
Good posture improves your appearance and helps you project self-confidence and self-assurance. It is worth achieving just for the aches and pains it may prevent. Unfortunately, for many of us, good posture does not come naturally.
When it comes to athletics, men and women are equal on many levels. But there’s one area where women take the clear lead: injuries. Female athletes are two to six times more likely to suffer an injury than men, depending on the sport.