Let us convince you why you should add Pilates to your exercise routine

Let us convince you why you should add Pilates to your exercise routine

Not so long ago, more lately than I care to admit, I became a fully-fledged, T-shirt wearing member of the HIIT cult.

In other words, the kind of person I used to make fun of.Like many unsuspecting fatalities before me, I punctually fell skull over heels for the cut and thrust workouts after my first class. It was love at first sight: music driving in tandem with my adrenaline, short bursts send-off you drenched in sweat. Soon enough, I was attending classes up of four, five, and occasionally seven, days a week. I’m embarrassed to share I even dragged a double-session once or twice (I don’t even know that person anymore).

But, like many all-consuming, passion-fueled love affairs, it was short-lived. What goes up, must come down, etc. And soon enough, my body and enthusiasm instigated to weary with every box jump and burped (of which there were many).Fast forward six months, and a couple of protein shakes later, and I was well and truly over it. Ready to hang up my sweat-soaked towel. done. Finite.

better idea of my workout commitment issues

This perhaps wasn’t helped but my short attention span when it comes to exercise, either. To give you a better idea of my workout commitment issues, I once trained for a half marathon, finally running with ease, before suddenly determining a few weeks out I was done with the whole long-distance consecutively thing.One might say I am the Grande of Exercise: Thank U, Next. (If HIT had taught me love, running had absolutely taught me pain).

The supposed workout behind some of the best celeb bods

So it was then, in pursuit of my next flame, I stumbled across a new, shiny suitor: Reformer Pilates. The supposed workout behind some of the best celeb bods in the biz, from Meghan Martel to Ashley Olsen, I was certainly willing to give it a chance to woo me.

 

So I signed up for three weeks of classes at One Hot Yoga in Sydney’s Potts Point. Perhaps a little smug, I expected to find it rather breezy compared to my usual chore. Alas, my aching abs the a.m. after my class would beg to differ.

 

Let us convince you why you should add Pilates to your exercise routine

 

 

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