Prone Lower and Lift on the Bosu is a variation of original Pilates exercises performed on the small barrel and the arc barrel. ; This exercise strengthens the back and hip extensors (hamstrings and gluteus maximus) while challenging the abdominal muscles to support the lower back on the unstable surface of the Bosu.
Staggered Leg Lifts on the BoSU is a variation of original Pilates side lying exercises. ; Performing this exercise atop the BoSU challenges balance and stability, which strengthens the core more than performing the exercise on the mat.
Side Leg Lifts with the Stretch-eze® is a variation of the original Pilates exercise Side Leg Lifts. ; Using the Stretch-eze® both provides the light resistance necessary to fully energize the working leg and give a gentle reminder to the oblique abdominal muscles of the underneath side to remain contracted and support the torso.
Elbow Scoop Bicycles is a variation of the original Pilates exercise Bicycles in the Air. ; Because this variation is not inverted like the original version you can learn the proper movement for Bicycles in the Air without strain on the neck Youll tone the abdominal muscles sculpt long lean legs and increase flexibility.
Windmill on the small ball is a variation of the original Pilates exercise Windmill on the arc barrel. The small ball adds the instability necessary to challenge the core against the large movement of the legs. The legs scissor twice then circle out to the side which targets the core musculature and strengthens the abs as you endeavor to stay on the ball. Youll flatten your abs increase flexibility and get a er core
Scissors with the Small Ball is a variation of the original Pilates mat exercise Scissors. By placing a small ball under the pelvis the abdominal muscles and the deep stabilizers of the torso are further challenged due to the instability the ball provides. This version can also allow for greater range of motion of the leg reaching away as the ball aids in creating a strong abdominal or rib to hip connection. This exercise tones and flattens the abs increases flexibility and creates the look of long lean muscles. center