Pilates & Yoga, flexibility, balance, toning
In Planet Fitness you have the opportunity to work out with Pilates and Yoga methods.
Pilates and Yoga methods aim to improve balance, flexibility and muscle fitting, improving both physical and mental health.
The Pilates program is conducted with Swiss balls, special rubber bands, rings and body weight.
The Yoga program aims to tighten through flexibility and isometric exercises.
|Yoga vs Pilates : Main Differences|
|includes the use of a fitness instrument / spiritual focus||has more than one body / workout focus|
|increases the range of motion, the sense of well-being and can reduce stress||strengthens the "core" (abs, torso, lower spine) and helps to develop and strengthen muscles, without, however, increasing their mass.|
|helps in complete control of breathing||helps in complete control of body posture|
|is known for developing strength, stability and balance||is known for creating length in the body, offering safety and control|
|inhale and exhale through the nose||inhale through the nose and exhale through the mouth|
|focuses more on breathing exercises and flexibility exercises, in order to "expand" the body inside and out. It will help you to get better physical condition soon, because it has a more dynamic program||
is a more static program that works on the whole body equally, but requires less effort
|Yoga vs Pilates: Bonus|
|Reduces the levels of cortisol (the stress hormone) in your body, from the very first session, while it will effectively relieves back pain and those that are caused from arthritis||
It strengthens the back and abs, increasing flexibility, helping this way the better posture of the body
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