Ask any woman (or man) what part of their body they are the most dissatisfied with and you will get the same answer ‘My belly!’ As we get older, our bodies retain weight around our mid-section, making it harder to either diet or exercise it off.
Finding time to get to the gym is a constant challenge. Then, when you do have the time, it is often packed with sweaty bodies and you cannot workout on the equipment you prefer. Besides, gym memberships are expensive and often come with ridiculous conditions and restrictions.
Pilates is a newer concept for fitness and is meant to strengthen, rather than focus on cardio/impact methods. It takes a great deal of focus and concentration. The method of the routine and the movements themselves are often more important than the duration or result.