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Core Workout: Incline Bench Abs

This is a fantastic core workout routine to enhance your Pilates training program and improve the strength of your Ab muscles along with helping your back bend better for exercises like the Pilates Roll Up and Neck Pull. You’ll need a decline sit-up bench, or you can use a step aerobics bench and a mat. […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Functional Movement, Pilates, Videos.

5 Quick Pilates Training Tips To Improve Ab Strength and Increase Back Flexibility for the Roll Up Exercise in Pilates Matwork

It seems that many Pilates students struggle with doing a great Roll Up during their Mat workouts. Whether you’re a brand new beginner, or have been doing Pilates for years, coordinating the timing, breath, ab muscles working, and back releasing all at the right time for an easy, smooth Roll Up can be a challenge, […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates.

Improve Ab Strength for Pilates Mat Exercises and Sit-Ups with the KG Curl

The KG Curl exercises is a wonderful warm-up exercise for any Pilates or fitness workout.  It can really help you learn how to get more bend out of your body to achieve a good curled up position.  The result… more work in your abdominal muscles, and less strain in your neck! Use the exercise tips […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Pilates, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips, Videos.

Pilates Core Conditioning – Dr. Seuss Exercise Teaching Cue for Ab Workouts

I’m always looking for great new Pilates Teaching cues.  Here’s the one that came to me this week – thanks to a client who had a big number three on the front of her shirt. Good images for cueing can come from anywhere! Do you remember reading Dr. Seuss as a kid?  One of my favorite stories was […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips.