Time for The Bridge! Original post, 1/18/2019 – Updated 1/7/2019 The Bridge is a great chain exercise that engages your abs, glutes, hips, and lower back. This exercise builds muscle, boosts your flexibility, and can be easily incorporated into any routine. With many of the benefits being similar to a squat, this is yet another plus of…

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Alright, today we’re going to be doing Cat-Cow! This is a great stretch for the spine, also engages the abdominals, and works our quadruped position. Benefits of the Cat-Cow Pilates Exercise • Eases back, shoulder, and neck pain. • Revitalizes the spine by loosening muscles and increasing flexibility. • Allows you to really focus on breath to…

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dynamic inner thigh stretch

All right, today we’re going to be doing a dynamic inner thigh stretch, which can help open up the hips and increase hamstring flexibility. Pilates Stretch: Dynamic Inner Thigh Stretch Your hips are the center of every major movement you make. They are a very key component to your main core, which is why it…

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Toes and Front of Foot Stretch

Take care of your toes and feet Each of your feet (and toes) have a lot of moving parts—so it’s no surprise that there are also countless problems that can come along with them. Movements that improve range of motion, such as the toes and foot stretch below, can help in a number of ways:…

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This is a great stretch for the chest to counter all the hunching over we do all day long, at our desks. When you get up for your ‘water’ break, add in this stretch, it can help relieve that uncomfortable feeling in your back, neck and shoulders. This video has not been modified for injury…

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We are going to work on our deep squat because it works the whole body and builds whole body co-ordination. If you are in any acute pain, you want to skip this exercise. This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. Okay.…

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We’re going to be doing the modified push up, a whole body exercise. I suggest you skip this exercise if you are in any acute pain. This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise routine. If you want to build up the structure, strength…

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Time to open up our hips with the modified inline lunge! A modified version of an exercise I learned from Tom McCook. Thanks Tom. This video has not been modified for injury or chronic pain issues. Please talk to your doctor before beginning any fitness routine. Common contraindications for this exercise would be acute glute or…

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We’re going to be doing modified hundreds. It’s all about the core! 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 back or neck. In this version, we’re going…

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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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