What is Reformer Pilates?
Reformer Pilates is an advanced fitness method performed on a specialized bed with a movable flat platform. The movement of the platform is combined with the resistance of springs, which are integrated into the machine, as well as the individual’s body weight. This method provides benefits to tendons, ligaments, and muscles while ensuring safe and effective training.
Through Reformer Pilates, you can benefit in the following ways:
● Strength and flexibility: Exercises are tailored to the needs of each individual, assisting in developing body strength and flexibility.
● Stability and balance: Training with Reformer Pilates improves core stability and balance.
● Rehabilitation and injury prevention: The controlled movements in this method aid in the rehabilitation of injured muscles and joints while preventing new injuries.
Reformer Pilates is suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels. With the supervision of experienced staff at Physiomed, you can enjoy a safe and personalized training that will lead to noticeable results.
What are the benefits of Reformer Pilates?
Reformer Pilates is a training method that offers significant results for people of all ages and fitness levels. This method requires the participation of both the body and the mind, ensuring uniform development of all muscle groups and improving flexibility and posture.
The exercises performed with Reformer Pilates focus primarily on the core of the body, with an emphasis on the abdominal muscles, and are based on a set of principles: Relaxation, Concentration, Breathing, Alignment, Centering Awareness, Control, Precision, Continuous Flow of Movements, and Endurance. These principles are incorporated into every movement during each exercise.
The exercises are designed with multiple variations and few repetitions in order to tone the muscles without bulking them, increase flexibility and strength, and achieve a newfound balance, grace, and harmony in the body. Proper inhalation/exhalation and precision in movement are essential elements in performing all exercises and contribute to the full alignment of the body. Reformer Pilates trains the body holistically and promotes a sense of well-being and vitality through each movement.
The Reformer Pilates method transforms the body through a series of exercises that focus on:
- ● Control of Breathing
- ● Strengthening the abdominal muscles
- ● Stabilizing the spine and pelvis
- ● Achieving symmetrical body alignment
- ● Improving flexibility and muscle strength
- ● Enhancing joint mobility
- ● Achieving overall body balance