The field of fitness is the most common.
Pilates is not an aerobic exercise , does not increase the heart rate nor the metabolism and, therefore, it does not burn fat.
It 's a postural gymnastic, a method preparatory and complementary to other activities: sports or therapeutic, that complement the various aspects of physical activity is ideal .
Over the past few years Pilates has finally caught the attention of medical and physiotherapy fields, obtaining significant results, even compared with other methods of current use.
It 'still a long tradition its use in orthopedic rehabilitation but more and more is also used in neurological rehabilitation.
With the same rationale is practiced all over the world as preventive gymnastics.
Today the most promising frontieres are those of athletic training, because in addition to fitness Pilates is increasingly being adopted by trainers in a variety of sports.