Roll Up and Down with the Pilates Ball

Description:

This Pilates exercise is great for targeting the core musculature.

Instructions:

1

Lie on your back with your knees bent and the Pilates ball between your knees. Lift your arms up overhead.

2

Inhale and stretch your arms up toward the ceiling. Exhale and slowly begin to roll up to a seated position. You should maintain a hollowed abdomen and imagine that you are lifting one vertebrae at a time off of the floor.

3

Once you are seated upright, inhale. Then exhale and slowly roll back down, vertebra by vertebra. Repeat 8-10 times.

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