To get in shape with Pilates is to take responsibility for your total health. Far from just physical fitness, the Pilates system was defined by its founder Joseph Pilates, "complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit."
Yes, you can expect tone, strength, flexibility and flat abs of course. You can even lose weight with Pilates but the primary intention...
Kate Bosworth keeps in shape by regularly doing Pilates and swears by her own private pilates classes.
The 36-year-old actress is known for her toned physique and a rigorous training schedule, and the superman star has revealed that her body has "totally transformed" since taking up the exercise, which consists of low-impact flexibility and endurance movements.