The Pilates method and breathing.

Over the same repertoire of exercises, which for some can be seen today as classics of fitness are the key principles that define the method. In the method, the shape of exercise matters less than how to do it and the Target (the customizing method according to each one).

Eight principles are defined for J. Pilates: breathing, concentration, centering, control, precision, movement, isolation and routine.

Breathing in Pilates Method

Vital function, it allows the absorption of oxygen and carbon dioxide rejection.

If you think about your breath to see how this simple attention unconsciously influence in his rhythm. Voluntary and involuntary phenomenon at the same time is a complex mechanism of nervous, physiological, mechanical and psychological. Thus, a "detuning" breathing may be responsible for other shortcomings, such as pain or poor coordination.

The man can make a mental change that allows parameters (rhythm, amplitude ...) developing techniques such as yoga, singing etc ... that are a true master of this function.

Thus, within a training Pilates (Pilates exercises), breathing is a key principle. Is an integral part of each year is always coordinated with the movement.

In this method, is used to facilitate the stabilization and mobilization of the spine and extremities, two fundamental concepts.

Directly influences the position of the rib cage, which, if it is bad, is considered a common cause of pathology of cervical and lumbar.

It is essential to begin each exercise before relaxing and breathing and helps you get that makes you aware of your stress and helps relax the muscles.

Pilates exercises, facilitating breathing, increase the efficiency of oxygen uptake and respiratory capacity.

Pilates Different schools offer alternatives in the form of breathing within a year. But it is a major element common to them all.

Autor: Hervé Baunard Lic. en Educación Física, Certificado Instructor Trainer Pilates