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Scissors L1 - Pilates

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Swimming L1    

                                                                                                                         
P
rimary Movers:
 

Hamstrings, Gluteals, Quadriceps (thighs), Trapezius
Stabiliser Muscles:
Tranverse Abdominals, Lumbar Multifidus, Obliques                                                                                        
Level of Difficulty:  (2/10)

Scale 2

Frequency:
    
  8-10 Repetitions

 Instructions

  • As well as working your core muscles, this exercise also works the hamstrings, buttock and thigh muscles
  • Lie on your front with your forehead resting on your hands.
  • Adjust your pelvis so that the neutral spine is adopted.
  • Inhale to prepare and then as you enhale slowly lengthen and lift one leg off the floor.
  • Inhale and then return to the starting position
 Teaching Points 
  • As well as working your core muscles, this exercise also works the hamstrings, buttock and thigh muscles
  • Lie on your front with your forehead resting on your hands.
  • Adjust your pelvis so that the neutral spine is adopted.
  • Inhale to prepare and then as you enhale slowly lengthen and lift one leg off the floor.
  • Inhale and then return to the starting position