Both Jacqueline and I have been attending Pilates Classes at Pilates Fitness for about a week now and we can feel the pace of the classes picking up with increasing intensity. Even then, the Pilates Classes aren’t that tough and both of us are able to survive every lesson without fail!

If you are wondering what exactly is Pilates, you can check out our previous blog entry -> here. Now, if you are interested to join a Pilates Class, the next question that you might probably have would be, “Is Pilates only for fit people and is it difficult to do?”

Well, the answer is a big ABSOLUTELY NOT!

Both Jacqueline and I went for our first Pilates Class at Pilates Fitness with zero experience and though we were initially apprehensive about going for the Pilates Class, it really wasn’t so bad after all because all classes are customised by the instructor, according to the strength and weakness of each participant. Hence, there is no categorisation of classes into Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced levels. As a matter of fact, the instructor will adjust the difficulty level of each exercise to make it challenging for everyone, regardless of differences in strength. For example, a male participant may have to put on a heavier load than a female participant if the instructor feels that he can cope with the exercises.

Now, how has the Pilates Classes with Pilates Fitness helped us thus far?

The Pilates Classes have greatly benefitted us in many ways!

Firstly, there are noticeable physical body changes, especially on our abdominal, thighs, calves, and even the chest. Our muscles are rather toned up now and it can do with more training. If we are to compare working out in the gym lifting weights and having Pilates Classes at Pilates Fitness, we will gladly sign up for Pilates any time because the Pilates exercises really works out the entire body and most importantly, it helps to create a better body posture by firming up both the abs and the back!

Secondly, we could control our breathing better now. Take for example, we recently went for a short 5KM jog around the neighbourhood and we could literally jog throughout without stopping while maintaining a constant pace. The breathing technique that we learnt from the Pilates Class is really useful and we’re pretty hopeful that our timing for our upcoming 10KM run for the Run For Hope Event will be way better than our previous runs!

Thirdly, apart from a reduction in our body weight, the fat % and muscle mass % in our bodies have also significantly improved. Having attended 4 Pilates Classes so far and coupled together with some runs, I have lost about 1KG and I saw my fat % dropped to 20.5 % and my muscle mass gaining up to 37.4 %! That to me is a huge achievement ever since I started my keep-fit regime in June.

Do you have the desire to start living healthy and kick start a keep-fit regime?

Well, we have a piece of wonderful news for all of you and that is, in collaboration with Pilates Fitness, a FREE Pilates Class [worth SGD$54] will be given away to ALL of you readers! Yes, you read it right, ALL OF YOU READERS!

There is strictly no obligation for you to sign up for any package or whatsoever and it is entirely up to you to decide and see for yourself how Pilates can help you achieve your goal of keeping healthy!

However, there are the usual Terms & Conditions that you have to bear in mind if you wish to redeem your FREE Pilates Class with Pilates Fitness:

1. This exclusive promotion is only valid for first time customers of Pilates Fitness.

2. You will have to choose between a 30 mins reformer intro + 55 mins Weight Loss Class OR Core & Body Aches Class only.

3. This exclusive promotion will be valid till 21st December 2013.

Now to redeem your free Pilates Class with Pilates Fitness, all you have to do is the following:

1. ‘Like’ Pilates Fitness Facebook Page & A Winsome Life Facebook Page.

2. Quote “A Winsome Life” when you call/email Pilates Fitness at +65 9184 7622 / to book a slot!

It is that easy!

So for all you couch potatoes, don’t procrastinate already! Start keeping yourselves fit and healthy now!


Melvin is an Entrepreneur, Life Coach, and Chinese Metaphysics Practitioner. He holds an EMBA and he is a passionate and engaging teacher, known for his unique combination of science, research, and spirituality.

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