Alex Harris, ProFormance Pilates, Danville; Business Owner & Pilates Instructor

The Benefits of Pilates in Battling Aging and Decreased Activity

What I like about Pilates is that anyone can do it. People who are active and fit will find the added focus on their core provides benefits that other workouts may not specifically address. For those who do have physical challenges associated with aging or diminished activity, the benefits can be profound. By adding Pilates, instead of giving up physical activities as you mature, you can take on new challenges because your body is up to the task. In Pilates there's little bouncing, jarring, or stress to your body, so it offers the ideal form of exercise for people who, because of joint pain or muscle weakness, shy away from exercise. Some benefits include: Read More