Separating the Marketing from the Truth: An Expert Offers Her Insights
This is a guest post from pilates pro Zoe Anderson of thinkpilates.com.
Pilates and Weight Loss
So… is pilates really the new diet pill that some make it out to be? Can I feel like a celebrity for only an hour of effort a day and lose 65 pounds while obtaining a rock hard bum?
Whether you want to call it a fad – or mere misrepresentation – using pilates to lose weight is not a good idea. It’s just not the most efficient method. However, Pilates is unique in that it can change your body shape without affecting your body weight significantly. Think of it as sculpting.
Let’s break this down.