Obliques with the Mini Body Bar is a variation of the original Pilates exercises “criss-cross”. ; The additional 4lbs of weight challenges the abdominal muscles — especially the obliques — and the core and shoulder stabilizers.
Heel Squeeze with the Mini Body Bar is a variation of original Pilates prone exercises that tones the hamstrings and glutes and increases hip extension. ; Focus on keeping the abdominal muscles contracted to support the lower back and you’ll achieve a flat stomach as well.
Single Leg Stretch with the Mini Body Bar is a variation of the original Pilates exercise Single Leg Stretch. ; Adding the weight of a 4lb mini body bar challenges the abdominal muscles, the core and the shoulder girdle stabilizers.
Single Leg Stretch on the Bosu is a variation of the original Pilates exercise “Single Leg Stretch.” ; The instability of the Bosu coupled with its arc both challenges core strength and allows for greater movement of the spine to target the full range of the abdominal muscles. You’ll strengthen your core, tone your abdominal muscles and increase flexibility of your spine.
Side Leg Lift Series on the Small Ball is a variation of the original Pilates exercises that occur side lying. ; Balancing on top of the small ball challenges core stability, balance and endurance while toning the muscles of the inner and outer thighs.
Revolving Plank with Small Ball is a variation of original Pilates exercises on the mat and reformer. ; The addition of the small ball to the previous exercise “Revolving Plank” adds instability which further challenges the core, the shoulder girdle stabilizers and balance.