Pilates Ball Exercises for Seniors

Pilates ball exercises are a great way for seniors and adults of all ages to start exercising because it’s safe and low-impact. You can start doing Pilates at almost any level of fitness and cardiovascular strength. 

A variety of equipment is used across different to keep the classes varied and interesting. Pilates balls are used to improve balance, strengthen key muscles , improve flexibility, mobility, improve overall health, strengthen hand grip, learn proper posture, and strengthen core.

If you’re interested in practicing Pilates Ball Exercises for older adults and seniors with Fitness4Fun in our classes, get in touch today.

What Are Pilates Ball Exercises?

Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements. Pilates have the ability to emphasize proper postural alignment, core strength and balance.

Exercise balls are used in all kinds of fitness settings, including physical therapy, yoga, Pilates and general exercise.

Are Pilates Ball Exercises Important?

Pilates is a great fitness activity for active adults and for senior fitness. Depending on your fitness level, you can easily modify these exercises to meet your different needs.

There are also many benefits of the Pilates with ball exercises including increased levels of strength, balance, flexibility, muscle tone, stamina, well-being and gaining stronger abdominal muscles

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Benefits of Using an Exercise Ball

Are you wondering what the benefits of including an fitness ball (stability ball) in your routine are? An exercise ball is a great tool for exercise because it requires more core strength, balance and coordination than regular exercises. Take a look at how using an exercise ball during your exercise routine can help you.

1) When you exercise with an exercise ball, it can be a fun way to mix up your workout routine and to make it interesting.

2) Exercise ball exercises are a great way to strengthen and tone the core muscles which in turn will help improve posture.

3) Balance and your core strength can be improved when you include an exercise ball in your routine.

4) Using a ball for stretching and lengthening the muscles can aid in relieving back pain and help improve your posture.

5) It’s an inexpensive piece of equipment that you can use while exercising from home.

6) You can use the Pilate Ball either standing, lying flat on the floor or on a chair. There are a wide range of exercises where you can use ball with your legs or arms for an effective workout.

If you are unsure if Pilate Ball Exercises are right for you, then feel free to get in touch. Fitness4Fun provides classes which cover a wide range of other exercises, so we can find the right routine for you.

Why Should You Attend Classes?

Whether you’re a beginner or you find it easier to stay motivated in a pilates class when you’re with friends, there are lots of incredible reasons to consider attending one of our classes. If you’re unsure, you’re always welcome to get in touch with John to see if they’re the best option for you. Always speak to your doctor before starting a new fitness routine to ensure that you are making the most of your fitness plan.

Check Out Our Online Classes

If you’re interested in any of this and you want to learn more about taking part in some yoga for pain relief classes, you should get in touch today. Here at Fitness4Fun, we’re passionate about helping seniors get active and enjoy the benefits that comes with doing so. And it’s so easy to get started.

At the moment because of the Covid-19 situation, we’re offering online classes for seniors, meaning you can easily take part from the comfort of your own home and you don’t need to worry about coming into contact with other people. In the future, when it’s safe to do so, we’ll return to offering in person yoga for pain relief classes too.