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Health Tip: Practicing Pilates

(HealthDay News) -- Pilates is an exercise regimen that focuses on strengthening and flexibility.

The Cleveland Clinic says potential health benefits of Pilates include:

  • Improving circulation, balance, coordination and sports performance.

  • Improving core stability and strength.

  • Improving ease of movement.

  • Reducing the risk of injury.

  • Doesn't cause strain on the joints.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Date Last Reviewed: 2/17/2014
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