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Pilates Exercise: Modified Deep Squat Pt. 1

Time to work our whole body with the Modified Deep Squat Pt. 1. We will work our ankle, knee and hip mobility as well as strengthen our legs, glutes and abs while opening up our thoracic spine. I learned this from Tom McCook, thanks Tom. This video has not been modified for any injury or…
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A Simple Great Stretch for Your Back!

The Mermaid mat exercise is a simple stretch for the sides of the back. This is a great stretch after you have been sitting for a long time, hunched over, at  your desk,  for hours. This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any…
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Pilates Exercise: Lat Stretch

Time for the lat stretch! This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. You want to skip this exercise if you are in acute pain in your shoulder. When our lats get overly tight, they can actually lock down our shoulder…
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Pilates Exercise: Knee Slides

Time to work our core with knee slides. This is an exercise to strengthen the hamstrings, popliteus, and psoas connection which can help improve your posture! This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. You want to skip this exercise if you…
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Pilates Exercise: Knee Folds on the Roller

Time to strengthen our core with knee folds on the roller, a step up from basic knee folds. This video has not been modified for any injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. To start, we want to make sure we're grounded through the feet and we…
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Pilates Exercise: Knee Folds with the Ball

Time for Knee Folds with the Ball! The ball adds more work for the pelvic floor and transverse abs so they can get strong! One last blast from the past while I'm on vacation. Although this is an oldie, I still give this out for homework on a regular basis because it's a basic exercise…
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Pilates Exercise: Inner Thigh Stretch

This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. We're going to be doing a simple inner thigh stretch.  Skip this stretch if you have acute groin or lower back pain. I'm going to stretch both my inner thighs at the same…
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Pilates Exercise: Hip Mobility and Balance

Let's work on our hip mobility and balance! This exercise can help increase your range of motion, build your balance and core strength. Sound good? This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. Alright, we're going to be doing a hip…
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