Posted: 9/1/2010 5:00:52 PM
The low-down: Originally a form of rehab, Pilates has become hugely popular
across the globe. Strengthens the core muscles (those that stabilise the
spine and pelvis, running the entire length of our torso) and helps stave
off back pain. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels.
Calories burned: 200-400 per hour.
Weight loss: 4/10
Muscle building: 1/10
Strength building: 3/10