Pilates is a relatively new trend in the world of fitness. Not so long ago, this type of motor activity, developed by Joseph Pilates, was an elite type of training, accessible not to everyone. Nevertheless, its effectiveness and relative affordability has made Pilates one of the most popular and sought-after areas in the fitness industry.
Pilates, as a method of controlling the body, involves the body as a whole. In addition to training the body, doing Pilates, a person trains the mind. By learning to listen to your body, developing coordination and balance between the body and the mind, it is possible to gain the ability to control your body. Pilates does not need to use force; In order to avoid stress and injuries, movements are performed smoothly and slowly. Continue reading
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) again conducted a survey of professionals in the field of fitness and healthcare and published the results – 20 leading trends for 2018. The survey was attended by more than four thousand specialists from the USA, Japan, Germany, the United Arab Emirates, Australia, Great Britain, Canada, Finland, China, Italy, Serbia and many other countries.
1. High Intensity Interval Training Continue reading
Want to know what BOSU training means, what it is in fitness? The term BOSU means a universal balancing platform. It was developed back in the late 90s of the last century and has become a less traumatic alternative to fitness training using fitball. The abbreviation stands for Both Sides Up – can be translated into Russian as “use of both sides.”
Equipment for classes
The hemisphere BOSU with a diameter of 65 cm and a height of about 30 cm is made of rubber. The simulator is mounted on a rigid base of plastic. The package includes a pump that allows you to fill the dome with air. The complexity of the exercises depends on the elasticity of the hemisphere. Externally, the simulator resembles a half-cut fitball. Continue reading