How Pilates Can Help Your Body With Those Spring Time Activities

After a long, dark and cold winter spring has finally started to blossom. With the evenings getting brighter and the flowers starting to bloom, spring time often brings with it many fun and exciting activities to enjoy and unwind with.

From long evening walks to dabbling in the garden, spring time is a time of year when many people enjoy being active and outside. However, for those of us who may suffer from ill health or mobility issues, the spring activities can often take their toll on our bodies.

But did you know that Pilates could be the answer to allowing you to enjoy as many spring activities as you like? Pilates is a form of exercise that focuses on mobility and stretching, which can help prepare your body and keep you nimble for all of the activities you might be hoping to take part in.

What Are The Benefits Of Pilates?

Pilates offers many benefits and is a great way to improve your overall fitness, flexibility and core strength. Some of the biggest benefits of Pilates include:

Better Flexibility – Due to Pilates focusing on many stretching movements, it can really help to improve your overall flexibility. Whether you struggle with bending over, or you suffer from tight hamstrings and lower back, Pilates can help to reduce niggling pains and even prevent further injury to the muscles.

Helps You Destress – Pilates can be a great way to unwind, especially as we come into spring time, if you want to relax and destress, Pilates are the perfect way to do so, leaving you relaxed and ready to enjoy spring time.  

Rehabilitates Injuries – Pilates are a great way to rehabilitate both new and old injuries which might be preventing you from enjoying many spring activities.

What Sort Of Spring Activities Can Pilates Help With?

Pilates can assist with many spring activities. With better weather and longer evenings, many people will seek to enjoy outdoor activities. Pilates can help to ensure that you can prevent injuries and that you’re fit and healthy enough to enjoy a range of spring time activities. Here are some spring activities which Pilates might assist you with.

For many people, spring time means getting back into the garden. But gardening often involved being bent over for long periods of time, which can be troublesome and painful for those who suffer from chronic back pain or other injuries. Pilates can help you stretch and warm up your muscles to ensure your body is ready to take on the garden.

There are few things more enjoyable than a long evening walk as the sun sets later and later during spring. However long walks can become tiresome and even painful for those who have leg or lower back injuries. Pilates are a great way to improve your fitness whilst also strengthening your muscles, and helping to tackle muscular pains you might have in these areas.

Want To Try Out A Free Pilates Taster?

If you want to prepare your body for enjoying the many spring activities, why not book into one of our free Pilates taster sessions? Just check out our website for more information.