Tag: Pilates Band
Sit on the floor with your legs stretched out in front of you, slightly apart. Put your hands in the pockets of the Pilates band and keep your hands out in front of you at approximately shoulder height. You should be sitting very tall.
Inhale, then exhale and fold your upper body over your legs, trying to prevent your spine from rounding. Reach your hands forward as if you're trying to reach them past your feet.
Inhale, then exhale and reach your left hand past your right foot. Slowly return yourself to the start position.
Repeat 2-3 times to each side.
Lie face down on an exercise mat or on the floor. Your hands should be in the pockets of the Pilates band and the Pilates band should be over your buttocks.
Exhale and lift your legs and upper body off of the floor while lifting your arms up toward the ceiling.
Hold this position for 2-3 seconds, then inhale and slowly lower yourself back to the floor. Repeat 3-5 times.
Sit tall on the exercise ball and place your hands in the pockets of the Pilates band. When your arms are stretched out in front of you, your hands should be approximately shoulder width apart.
Exhale and turn toward the right, keeping your back straight. Your hips should remain facing forward. Your neck and shoulders should remain relaxed.
Inhale and stretch your arms toward the ceiling, without shrugging your shoulders. Hold for 2-3 seconds, then lower your arms and return to the start position.
Repeat 3-5 times to each direction.