Feel your inner core and stretch your body with Pilatesstick

//Feel your inner core and stretch your body with Pilatesstick

Single leg stretch – feet on the bar: exercise of the week!

Starting Position

Lie on your back and lift your head and upper body off the floor with one leg bent on the floor and the other bent with foot on the  center of the roll down bar.

Execution

Inhale and during exhalation extend your leg towards the ceiling while you are getting into sitting position. Inhale and during exhalation return to starting position

stretch

Cues

  • Belly button towards the spine
  • Articulate your spine (vertebra – vertebra)
  • Hold the roll down bar during the exercise

This  exercise  improves spine mobility, strenghtens the abdominals and stretches your hips.

Sofia Papageorga, Yoga &  Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, AthensTrainers® Associate

By |2019-04-21T18:54:06+00:00April 20th, 2019|Excercises|0 Comments