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Stay In Shape With Less Stress Using Pilates For Weight Loss


When life tends to get busy, staying in shape can be hard to incorporate into your hectic schedule.


Moreover, keeping a consistent weight-loss routine is hard when you've already consumed your daily energy. Hence, making you feel stressed.

What's worse is that stress can have a significant impact on maintaining a healthy weight. 


Why worry when there's a way where you can be stress-free while reaching your weight loss goal? 


At La Dolce Studio, we offer Pilates sessions to help you reach your fitness goals. You don't need to worry if you're a first-timer because we offer one-on-one sessions so you can get an expert pilates instructor who will carefully assist you.


Make your weight-loss journey less stressful through our Pilates sessions.


Reach us today to learn more.

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What is Pilates?

No matter how enthusiastically practitioners praise Pilates, casual exercisers approach it with scepticism. They believe it is a lot of core work. The mind-body connection sounds complicated. 


The Pilates method, developed by Joseph Pilates and introduced to the United States in the 1920s, emphasizes the core as the centre of the movement.


Small movements and low-impact exercises that test your flexibility and range of motion are essential. It works well for toning, developing lean muscle, and enhancing posture.


Pilates can be good for your health besides helping you keep a healthy weight.

Pilates Over Alternatives

Running is a high-impact sport that puts a lot of strain on the joints. It is an excellent exercise for improving cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, and toning. Still, when done alone, especially in high volumes, it can quickly take its toll on the body, causing niggles and injuries.


Pilates is an excellent choice of complementary training for a runner because it is low impact and will not place the body under additional stress while strengthening the vital core and stabilising muscles.


Pilates works on your core and improves your overall running performance. Here are some benefits you will get when you start doing Pilates.

Consistent Routine

With all weight-loss methods available, picking out what's effective and what's not can be confusing.


However, here are some points that prove how Pilates help you to lose weight: In 2017, a small study looked at 37 overweight or obese women aged 30 to 50. The researchers discovered that eight weeks of Pilates practice was effective for fat loss, BMI reduction, slimming the waist, and toning down the abdomen and hips.


In addition, here are some more advantages to incorporating Pilates into your routine.

Fast-Paced Classes

Why do you want to find a workout that you enjoy? The more active you are, the more calories you will burn. So you want to do an exercise that will keep you wanting more. Pilates is an excellent workout for people who are lazy to exercise.

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Improves Posture

Good posture reflects good alignment, which is supported by a strong core. It is a position in which the body can freely move. Pilates trains the body to express itself with strength and harmony. You can begin with Pilates movement fundamentals and then progress to the mat and equipment exercises. Pilates supports good posture. It's also one of the reasons why people practice it.

Find Mindfulness In Movement

Breath is one of the most powerful tools in calming the mind and is utilized in many mental health practices, including the Alexander technique, a form of yoga. Similarly, breathing is one of Joseph Pilates' 8 Principles of Pilates and an essential component in all Pilates classes.


Every Pilates exercise involves a particular breathing pattern which improves the exercise's effectiveness, helps supply oxygen to the muscles, removes waste products and helps you hold your breath longer.

Pilates directs your focus inward for the duration of the class, focusing on the present, feeling the muscles work and reconnecting with your body.

Build Muscle

Many people who regularly practice Pilates get numerous benefits, such as increased stamina, range of motion, flexibility, improved posture, and muscle tone.


However, one common concern, particularly among women, is whether Pilates is more effective at toning or building muscle mass. Some women prefer to tone their muscles rather than bulking up and increasing their overall mass. Others prefer to transform their bodies by increasing muscle mass, while another subset desires a combination of increased mass and tone.


Pilates uses your body weight as resistance and focuses on small and large muscle groups. Core strength, flexibility, and muscle tone will gradually improve. According to studies, working out at least three days per week yields the best results.


Moreover, Pilates does not change your body's shape; instead, it makes it leaner and more sculpted, neglecting muscle gains in one area in favour of an all-over approach. Pilates focuses on the core muscles, which include the abdomen, hips, lower back, buttocks, and thighs.

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Because the Pilates method is progressive, it is often referred to as a gentle workout. But remember that gentle does not imply easy.

The Pilates method's exercises become more advanced and challenging as you progress, but the benefits also increase.

The more you practice, the greater the benefits. Remember that getting to know your body takes time and that the more you practice, the more you'll learn about it. Consider Pilates a long-term sports routine that is both preventive and corrective.


Get Started On Your Weight Loss Journey With Us

Sometimes, staying in shape brings stress to us. 


Make your weight-loss journey stress-free by incorporating Pilates into your routine. Here at La Dolce Studio, we understand how everyone has different body shapes and needs. We have expert therapists that will offer hands-on coaching during our sessions.


Every session at La Dolce Studio is tailored to your specific needs and goals. We want to help you become aware of your body's potential and learn how to use it more efficiently to achieve results with no time or energy wasted.


Book a class today, and reach your fitness goal with us.

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