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Simple Pilates moves for the beginners

People are very much conscious about maintaining their health in a proper manner. They use to follow healthy food routine and also they do lot of physical workouts. If you are following this lifestyle you can stay away from the unwanted health disorders. Actually many individuals are going to gym and doing exercises meanwhile some of them are practicing it in their home. However the individuals must know the proper way to do the exercises. Most importantly they have to make sure what kind of exercises can help them in maintaining their health properly.

About Pilates

Pilates is one of the most familiar physical fitness systems which are followed by many people all over the world. Actually it is an effective form of exercise to enhance the abdominal muscles and also to get relief from the lower back pain. Therefore people can practice this in their regular routine in order to stay healthy. This fitness system has around 600 exercises. To do this exercise you do not have any equipments, all you need to have is a mat. The following are some of the basic exercises for the beginners in Pilates.

Exercise for beginners

The 100:

It is one of the basic exercises for the beginners. This is very effective for pumping the blood and warm up the muscles. You have to inhale for five counts and exhale for another five.  To do this exercise, you have to draw both of your legs to your chest and hold them. Now you should curl the head and make a structure like ball. Bring your legs to the position of tabletop. You hip should be parallel to the floor. Not you should hold the thighs and curl up. Then you have to pump your arms up and down. Without taking any break, you have to continue this work out. As it is mentioned already you should inhale for five times and exhale for other five times.

Single leg circles:

Initially you have to lie down on the mat by placing your ribs and shoulders down. Then you should extend the right leg up to the sky. Now you have to circle the leg around the body from the left shoulder and to right shoulder. Continue this process and then do it in the reverse order.

Criss cross:

To do this exercise, you should lay down the mat and pull your knees to your chest. You should give support to the head with hands. Then extend the right leg by remaining the left leg bent. Now you can extend you left leg straight by bringing back the right leg to your chest. You should repeat this process for few minutes.

Likewise there are many exercise methods involved in Pilates. You can explore all of them through the internet sources. There are even many video tutorials to teach you the method practically so you can make use of those sources and get to know how to do the Pilates exercises. Today many people are doing these exercises in this way.