What Are Some Pilates Exercises?


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Examples of Pilates exercises include the hundred, the roll up, the roll over and the one-leg circle. Other Pilates exercises include rolling like a ball and the single-leg stretch.

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To do the hundred, lie on the back with the legs in table-top position, with the shins parallel to the floor. Bring the head up while keeping the chin down and use the abdominal muscles to lift the upper back off the floor. Next, extend the arms and legs outward. Keep the legs as high or low as needed and extend the arms toward the legs, keeping them just a few inches above the floor. Pump the arms up and down while breathing in cycles.

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