Okay, I bit the bullet and finally posted a video of myself.
If you've been following me for a while, you probably noticed I don't take many pictures/videos of myself.
My business has always been focused on my clients, not me, but I realized these videos can be used to assist current clients. And those unfamiliar with #Pilates , you'll be able to see how these #exercises can benefit you or someone you know. And with that, here are my first videos!
Today, I am performing the #ControlFront on the #reformer . My hands are on the shoulder rests, try not to lock the elbows, and my feet are on the bar, legs are hip-width apart. There's a lot of shoulder #stability going on, esp while the carriage is moving, and hip stability, esp while I am lifting each leg.
You're working your:
Don't forget to #breathe and #exhale on the #exertion ! :)
Exercises to Help Lose Belly Fat
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PHASE 2 EXERCISES for Patellofemoral syndrome Aka “runner’s knee” (3-4 weeks post onset) ✔️Begin closed chain exercises (gradually)
1️⃣ STATIC SQUAT on wall: with back against the wall Go down into a squat Hold 8sec repeat 10 times x 3 sets, increase seconds and reps for progression.
2️⃣ MONSTER WALKS with band: you can start by walking with knees slightly bent and progress to squat walking. repeat 10 times 3 sets in each direction.
3️⃣ SURFER SQUATS: rotate leg back and to the side in an ARC. Do not let front knee to get pulled inward. (look at my old posts for a better explanation of these!)
4️⃣ SINGLE LEG ECCENTRIC step downs: Step down and descend as slow as posible with out allowing your hip to drop. 3x10 reps on affected side. This exercise can be progressed to lowering in different angles. ✔️With these exercises you MUST watch for knee alignment. (Make sure you keep your knee from caving inwards)❗️ ✔️TIP: Use KT TAPE 🌀for additional stability and/or to relieve knee discomfort❗️ (scroll down to my previous posts to watch a full video on kt tape self- application) ✔️Give these a try even if you don't have knee pain to improve knee stability.