Tag Archives: Pilates

V is for V Up

A “V Up” is a somewhat advanced core strengthening exercise. It can be modified by lifting only one leg at a time (still super hard), or modified further by bending both knees as you draw the legs in, as opposed … Continue reading

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U is for Under/Over

Under/Over has a couple of different interpretations in fitness. My personal favorite, and the one I choose to showcase in this context is a side plank variation. Step 1: Assume side plank. From side plank, you’ll weave the top arm … Continue reading

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O is for Open Leg Rocker

An Open Leg Rocker is a Pilates Mat exercise.   It strengthens the hip flexors and all through the core.   It also improves hamstrings flexibility. If you’re new to exercise or have tight hamstrings muscles, see the video below … Continue reading

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