Last updated on Jun 22nd, 2021 at 01:58 pm

These days there are so many different ways that people can keep fit and Pilates is one of them.

Pilates is one of the most popular ancient ways of staying in shape and it was developed at the end of World War I by Joseph Pilates. It focuses on small movements that use crucial stabilising muscles of the core and back.

According to, some of the benefits of doing Pilates include:

  • Increased muscle strength
  • Improved flexibility
  • Increased endurance
  • Better balance
  • Less joint pain

They also say that evidence suggests that doing Pilates can treat arthritis & joint pains, urinary incontinence and respiratory conditions.

Pilates has been said to be one of the celebrities’ top fitness secret and numerous stars swear by it and boast about its numerous benefits.

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Celebs like Miss South Africa Zozi Tunzi, Shudufhadzo Musida and Kate Hudson are all fans of this type of workout.

Zozi Tunzi

Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi has also become a fan of Pilates and considers it her favourite way to kick start her day.


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Shudufhadzo Musida

Shudu revealed in her Instagram post that she has been doing Pilates for a few years and has seen its amazing benefits.

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Kate Hudson

The fabulous Kate Hudson has an incredible body and is a fan of Pilates as well as Yoga.


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Jennifer Aniston

Pilates must be one of the reasons why Jennifer Aniston looks so youthful and hot at the age of 52.

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Natasha Joubert

Miss South Africa 2020 second runner-up Natasha Joubert loves doing Pilates and always posts her workouts on her social media.


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