Skip to main content

Pilates Workouts For Strength And Conditioning


Pilates is one of the best exercises if you want to build a strong core, enhance endurance, rehabilitate injuries, manage low back pain, and improve your balance and posture. Pilates consists of slow movements that are well controlled and activate the right muscles to improve your muscle tone, burn calories, and improve your balance and flexibility. Here are a few exercises that you can do to strengthen your core.

  1. Leg Circle
    Lie on the yoga mat with your face up and your hands by your side but palms facing downwards. Now place your left foot flat on the floor while bending your knees and extend your right leg up making it perpendicular to the floor. Now, circle your legs in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction bringing it back to the starting position. Complete the maximum number of circles you can and then repeat the same steps for the other leg

  2. Saw
    This exercise targets the abs, obliques, and the lower back region. Sit on a yoga mat and spread you legs mat width apart and your arms out on your sides and completely straight. This is your starting position. Bend forward and twist to your left and try to touch your left foot with your right palm. Hold for 3 breaths and then get back to the starting position. Now repeat this for the other sides as well

  3. Bridge This exercise targets your glutes, hamstrings, quads, and abs. Lie down on a yoga mat with flat feet on the floor, your knees flexed, and the hands by your side. Ensure that your tailbone is touching the floor completely. Now squeeze your glutes and push your hips up slowly while you breathe. Now lower your hips back to the starting position. Repeat this 8 times for 3 sets.


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Skin And Hair Problems During Winter: Rujuta Diwekar Suggests 5 Remedies That Will Actually Work

Skin and hair care tips for winter: This season, eat green vegetables, pinnis, laddoos and chyawanprash for good hair and skin. Celeb nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar tells why.

Winter skin care and hair care: Skin care and hair care regimes for winter tend to be slightly different during winter. Many people face dry skin issues and dandruff during winter. Modifications in diet and skin care and hair care routine can help you get rid of these woes. For instance, staying hydrated, using lukewarm (and not hot water) for bathing and avoiding excess exfoliation of the skin are a few tips that can help you have healthy hair and skin during winter. Apart from these, a few dietary recommendations from celeb nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar (shared on her social media), can help you have healthy hair and skin in winter.

Healthy hair and skin care tips during winter
What you eat and the current state of your health is directly reflected on you skin. So, if you feel that your skin and hair quality is ge…

Weight Loss Drinks: Different Drinks You Can Prepare With Apple Cider Vinegar To Lose Weight Effectively

Weight loss drinks: Some drinks support the weight loss process. Similarly, apple cider vinegar can help in effective weight loss. You can prepare various drinks with apple cider vinegar. Here are some weight loss drinks which you can prepare with apple cider vinegar.

Weight loss diet: Are you trying to lose weight? You might have heard about various drinks which can help in weight loss. Apart from a restricted diet and exercise, there are some foods and drinks which can speed up the weight loss process. Apple cider vinegar is another famous drink which can help in weight loss. Apple cider vinegar is loaded with certain properties that can help in weight loss. But are you aware of the different methods to use apple cider vinegar for weight loss? Here are some simple methods to prepare different weight loss drinks with apple cider vinegar. Also, know how apple cider vinegar can help in weight loss.

Weight loss tips: How apple cider vinegar can help in weight loss?
Chief Dietician, Ms.…

Get High on Skincare with This Wonder Ingredient

It is no secret that every now and then some new ingredient takes the beauty industry by storm and ends up being used in every skincare and makeup item by practically every big brand worth its money. While the past couple of years belonged to rosehip oil and chia seed, this is clearly the year of CBD. As expected, CBD is being claimed as the new wonder ingredient that will fight off all your skin problems. It is being used by famous skincare lines as well as makeup brands. What’s more, new brands have been launched solely with CBD as its major ingredient, making CBD a billion-dollar industry in the US. Add celebrity endorsements, and it is well on its way to becoming a juggernaut. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is one of over 80 compounds called cannabinoids extracted from the cannabis sativa plant. It is proven to be low on THC strains, which is essentially the component of cannabis that gets you high. Following this discovery, CBD was legalised and has been found to have multiple health…