Pilates Reformers FAQs

Can Pilates Reformers change your body shape?

Pilates can change your shape through toning and its emphasis on alignment and improving posture. It's known for working from the inside out and can give you the appearance of being taller and slimmer. 

What kind of body does Pilates give you?

You'll get stronger, more sculpted muscles and gain flexibility. You may also have better posture and a better sense of well-being. Plan on doing this workout a few days a week, in addition to cardio, since Pilates isn't aerobic.

How quickly do you see results from Reformer Pilates?

If you're coming in 3-5 times a week, you may notice muscle definition and see a change in body shape within the first month. However, quite often, feeling better is what gets us hooked on Pilates. Feeling healthy and strong, physically and mentally, is a benefit most people will feel almost instantly.

Is it OK to do Pilates reformer everyday?

How often should I do Pilates? Is it like weight training in that you need to rest your muscles for 48 hours between workouts? Pilates is safe enough to do every day. Initially you may want to do it every day so you get a rhythm and become consistent; then a good goal is to do it every other day.

Is Reformer Pilates better than regular Pilates?

Reformer Pilates is superior to mat based Pilates as the repertoire of exercises available is greatly increased providing far more variety. The exercises usually work muscles through a large range of motion which is ideal for building and toning muscles as well increasing stability through the joints.

Does reformer Pilates burn belly fat?

Pilates movements in the Reformer increase energy expenditure. For example, when you are working hard to improve and maintain the Core strength, your body begins to burn calories naturally, especially the abdominal. It is here that Reformer Pilates contributes to your body transformation and weight loss.

Is Reformer Pilates harder than Pilates on Mat?

Yes, Pilates on a reformer is harder than a mat because it comes with higher resistance levels and a brief learning curve. However, this doesn't mean that Pilates on a reformer is difficult, especially to learn, but you will feel a deeper burn on a reformer.



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