Pilates Exercises

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Exercises


Chest Stretch with the Pilates Band
Summary

This is a great stretch for relieving tight chest muscles - a common contributor of poor posture.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Band
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Shoulder and thoracic spine mobilization with Pilates Band
Summary

A great exercise for increasing range of motion of the spine.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Band
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
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
Spine Stretch and Saw with the Pilates Band
Summary

This is an excellent stretch for the back and sides.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Pilates Band
  • Categories: Stretches, 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
Roll Up and Down with the Pilates Ball
Summary

This Pilates exercise is great for targeting the core musculature.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball, Pilates Ball
  • Categories: 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
Dead Bug With the Foam Roller
Summary

The foam roller can be a very useful piece of equipment when trying to work on core stabilization.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Foam Roller
  • Categories: Core, Pilates
Oblique Crunches on the Balance Pad
Summary

This is a challenging abdominal oblique exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Balance Pad
  • Categories: Core, Pilates

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