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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.

Core Fitness: Gain Abdominal Strength for Sit-Ups and Pilates Matwork with the Half-Sit Back Exercise

One of the biggest challenges for beginner (and sometimes) experienced Pilates students is being able to easily execute a full straight legged sit-up on the Pilates Mat exercises the Roll-Up and Neck Pull. This modified ½ sit-back exercise is a great one to help gain strength and mobility to roll backwards to the mat with […]

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

Core Fitness: Improving Pilates Exercises & Sit-Up Technique

If you are looking for ways to strengthen your core, and increase abdominal strength for Pilates exercises and sit-ups.  Here is some information that you might find useful to improve your technique and get more out of your Pilates and fitness workouts! Here’s the question…Are you using more of the fronts of your thighs, or […]

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

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.