PILATES EXERCISES USING A RESISTANCE BAND


These are only a few Pilates exercises that can be performed using a Resistance band.

Pilates Hundred Lie on your on your back with your knees bent, doubling over the band holding each end placing your arms long by your sides. Inhale to prepare, exhale and curl your upper spine off the floor. Keeping your gaze on your thighs, inhale here. Exhale, and extend your legs and arms out in front of you, tugging slightly on the band.   Inhale for 5 breaths and out for 5 breaths, while pumping the arms up and down this is a small movement.  Keep this pumping movement until you reach a hundred.   Once finished, bring your knees in to your chest, and then lower your head and your arms.

Roll Up (Modified) Lie on your back with your feet slightly bent, one end of the band in each hand with the middle of the band stretched across the balls of your feet.  Inhale as you peel spine off the mat one vertebra at a time holding your abs in as you slowly reach your upper body forward.  Keeping your abs engaged, exhale and slowly roll back down. Repeat 8 times.

This will be a series of a few Pilates exercises using a resistance band. Stay tuned!

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