I guess trying new things is what inspire me most in the workout world. Not necessarily because I need the news in my daily workout life, but because it sharpens my teqnique and focus. And keeps me inspired. I need it. I guess you need it too!!
This week in between Christmas dinners and family gatherings I managed to try Hot Pilates in West Hollywood, California. I actually loved it. I have attented several Hot Yoga classes earlier. That was not my kind of workout favorite. I ended up feeling dehydrated and shaken and drinking way to much water all day afterwards. But the Hot Pilates was kind of cool as the room was not too HOT. The workout sensation was better then expected. I felt in control of the different advanced Pilates excercices, and I was not to thirsty. Gregory Louis from Hot Pilates was teaching an advanced class with music and leading us through a heated classical based matclass.
“We hear a lot of misinformation about heated workouts – and the increased sweating it causes – having an additional weight loss benefit. Wouldn’t that be fantastic! While science has proven that to be untrue, there are other worthwhile benefits to working out in a higher temperature, like the added flexibility it provides to muscles, allowing students to progress further in their work sooner than they would otherwise. A lot of the Pilates mat exercises require a deep flexibility–with control, of course–and the heat allows students to “go there,” resulting in a more rewarding Pilates experience”