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Ring pilates: what it is, how it is used and what it is for

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The pilates ring is a useful tool for training the whole body. Let’s find out how to use it and why.

The ring pilates is particularly useful both for those who have been practicing pilates for a while and for those who intend to approach it as a beginner . It is a tool created by Joseph Pilates , an advocate of this discipline who in this way made it possible to practice it even from home. So let’s find out how to recognize it and how to use it.

Circle for pilates: what it is and how to use it

The pilates ring is a ring that has handles placed at both ends. As already mentioned, it has been designed for the practice of pilates and is suitable for training the whole body.

Through the two handles , in fact, it is possible to hold it both with the hands and between the legs in order to tone different muscle groups. Useful both for those who want to increase their home workouts, the pilates ring is also an excellent tool for those who have to recover from an injury or for those who have not trained for a long time and are looking for a simple and at the same time effective way to start.

The exercises to do are many and varied and can be performed both standing up and on the mat . On the web there are several from which to draw inspiration and all very useful both for training and for toning the muscles.

The many benefits of the Pilates ring and some warnings

The pilates headband, when used correctly, offers various benefits. Among these the most important are:

– The ability to work all the muscles
– The low risk of trauma due to training
– Greater elasticity for the body
– Better concentration
– Solicitation of breathing
– Better posture

The only contraindications are given (as for any exercise) by the risk of performing the exercises poorly in case of back problems. In this case it will be enough to follow a couple of lessons to understand the positions to take and those to avoid and start training safely from home.

What matters is to remember to follow the repetitions with correct breathing, never try too hard and maintain a correct posture during the exercises. By doing so, in a short time you will be able to boast both a better physical shape and a more toned and trained body.

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