If you’re participating in Matwork classes and doing Private or Group Training on the Pilates equipment, there are many Pilates equipment exercises that can help you find the right muscles and improve your technique to make your Roll Up easier. But what if you’re only doing Matwork?
The pilates is a pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the obliques, groin, chest, neck, traps, shoulders, biceps, forearms, quads, calves, triceps, lats, middle back, lower back, glutes, hamstrings, hip flexors, and outer thighs.
Feasting on rich, heavy food and drinking with friends and family can lead to some serious post-Thanksgiving bloat. While we may not feel like doing a full-on workout, the best thing we can do for our bodies over the holiday is to keep moving. Low-impact exercises are great for digestion and kicking your body out of full-belly sleep mode! Here are 5 Pilates Exercises to De-Bloat and Detox after Thanksgiving.
I came across this great quick reference chart of Pilates exercises, and wanted to share it, because, as always – I’m a firm believer that a strong core is the first step to a strong body, and Pilates is a GREAT way to get there.
The Beginning Mat Routine focuses on abdominal and lower-back strength, correct alignment, proper breathing, muscle lengthening and balance.
- An explanation of the six main principles of Pilates Matwork - A brief history of Joseph Pilates and the development of the Pilates Exercises. - Beautifully colored illustrations depicting proper execution of each exercise.
Included on this poster:
Laminated 24" x 36"