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Back and Leg Extensions with the Pilates Band
Summary

This is an advanced exercise for strengthening the back and glute muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Neck, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Trapezius: Upper, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Pilates Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Chest Exercise with the Pilates Circle
Summary

This exercise is a great way to work the chest muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: Pilates Circle
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
The Bridge with the Pilates Circle
Summary

A great glute/buttocks exercise using the Pilates circle.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hamstrings, Groin: Inner Thigh, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Pilates Circle
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Chest and Shoulder Exercise with the Pilates Circle
Summary

This is a simple chest exercise using the Pilates circle.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: Pilates Circle
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
Chest and Shoulder Exercise with the Pilates Circle
Summary

A simple exercise for the chest using the Pilates circle.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front
  • Equipment: Pilates Circle
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
Straight Leg Rocker with the Pilates Band
Summary

This exercise focuses on the core.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Pilates Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Single Leg Stretch with the Pilates Band
Summary

This exercise targets the abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Pilates Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Double Leg Stretch with the Pilatesband
Summary

This exercise targets the abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Pilates Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Squats with the Pilates Ball
Summary

This exercise works the thigh muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Calves, Hamstrings, Quads
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Balance, Pilates
Sidelying Leg Lift With the Exercise Band (Loop)
Summary

This is a great exercise for the glutes (buttocks) and outer hip.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Overhead Triceps Press with the Exercise Band (Loop)
Summary

This exercise can be done almost anywhere - all that is needed is a small length of an exercise band or a pre-made exercise loop.

  • Muscle Group: Forearms (Wrist), Shoulder: Front, Triceps, Shoulder: Side, Trapezius: Upper, Back: Upper
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Glute Exercise with the Pilates Ball
Summary

A great exercise for toning the glutes (buttocks).

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hamstrings, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Lateral Trunk Muscles with the Pilates Ball
Summary

This exercise is a great way to target the lateral trunk muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Bridges on the Pilates Ball
Summary

A simple exercise for building buttocks/glute strength.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Push Ups on the Foam Roller
Summary

This is a beginner variation on the classic push-ups.

  • Muscle Group: Chest, Shoulder: Front, Triceps
  • Equipment: Foam Roller
  • Categories: Strength

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