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Exercises


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
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
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
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
Glute Bridges with the Foam Roller
Summary

This is a more challenging version of the glute bridges on exercise mat.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Foam Roller
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Lateral Trunk Muscles with the Foam Roller
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: Foam Roller
  • Categories: Strength, Core
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 Abdominal Crunches with the Exercise Tube
Summary

A simple abdominal exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Core
"Lat Pulldown" with the Exericse Tube
Summary

This is a great exercise for your entire back, including your lats.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Neck, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Abdominal Crunches with the Exercise Tube
Summary

A simple oblique abdominal exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Abs: Side, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Core

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