Chest and Shoulder Exercise with the Pilates Circle

Pilates Circle Chest Shoulder: Front

A simple exercise for the chest using the Pilates circle.


  1. Stand up straight with the Pilates circle between your hands. Pull your shoulder blades down toward your buttocks. Start with your hands held at about shoulder height. Press the Pilates circle between your hands as you exhale. Hold for about 3 seconds, then release the tension.

  2. For each repetition of the exercise, have your shoulders at a different angle.

  3. Repeat this exercise at different shoulder angles, until you have completed 5-8 repetitions. Rest, the repeat the entire exercise if desired. can not be held responsible for any injuries which may occur as a result of these exercises, advice or recipes displayed on this website. Do not undertake any exercise program, diet or treatment provided by the site without professional or qualified supervision.