Can Pilates help me lose weight?

Filed under: Pilates Info — Wayne on January 20, 2010

For those that teach Pilates classes in Pilates classes pilates classes Pilates classes and have done so for some time, there is little doubt that most Pilates instructors would advise that the answer to this question is that those who commit to regular Pilates classes and workouts would find their body becomes more toned and most people will indeed lose weight.

Pilates is renowned for helping people to achieve lean and toned bodies although of course any weight loss depends predominantly on two factors: how many calories you take in and how many calories you burn during exercise or movement.

Most people who take up regular Pilates classes have an interest in their own health and wellbeing thus many are probably watching what they eat and adding Pilates classes to whatever their normal level of activity may be.

An exercise doesn’t have to make you sweat profusely in order to burn calories, it simply has to help create muscle. An activity such as Pilates is a great way to increase your calorie-burning potential because it helps to create lean muscle mass without adding bulk to your body and most people know that muscle burns more calories than fat.

Pilates also boosts self-esteem and an awareness of your lifestyle, both of which are associated with weight loss.

Be sure to search for a reputable Pilates company with qualified instructors and limited class numbers. For Pilates classes in Pilates classes in Lancashire pilates classes Pilates classes in Lancashire and the Pilates classes in Ribble Valley pilates classes Ribble Valley area, in places as far as Pilates classes in Rawtenstall pilates classes Rawtenstall and Pilates classes in Preston pilates classes Preston, at livepilates we only use trained instructors and offer Pilates classes to suit all ages and circumstances.

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