Pilates is a form of low-impact exercise that aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. A typical Pilates workout tends to be 45 minutes to an hour long,
You can do Pilates with or without equipment, but you should expect the moves to involve slow, precise movements and breath control.
Pilates moves tend to target your core, although the exercises work other areas of your body as well. Although Pilates is specifically defined as exercise for the core or abdominal muscles, the core includes the entire trunk, which is the abdominals, the hips, the inner and outer thighs, and the back.