Monthly Archives: December 2014

Advent Calendar Day 25

Merry Christmas! Today is a day of rest and fun. When you feel like doing your Pilates again, mix and match the exercises that I’ve given you over the last couple of weeks to keep you in tip-top shape¬†¬†But for … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 24 Bonus Fun

* See if you can do these – make sure you use a plastic wine glass!

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Advent Calendar Day 24

Roll Ups * Repetitions – 5

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Advent Calendar Day 23

Hamstring Stretch * Repetitions – 1 each side holding stretch for between 20 and 60 seconds

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Advent Calendar Day 22

Leg Circles * Repetitions – 5 in each direction, each leg

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Advent Calendar Day 21

Hundreds * Repetitions – 1 set * Progression – 2 sets * Note: Level 1 – Feet on floor, Level 2 – Legs in tabletop, Level 3 – Legs in extension in parallel or turned out

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Advent Calendar Day 20

Lying Torso Stretch * Repetitions – 5 each side

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Advent Calendar Day 19

Side Lying Lower Leg Lifts * Repetitions – 6 each side * Progression – hold 6th one up, and circle for 10, then reverse direction for 10 * Note: Top leg position – knee and ankle lowered to floor and … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar Day 18

Clams * Repetitions – 8 each side * Progression 1 – lift torso and lean head into hand * Progression 2 – hold 8th clam open, and pulse accenting up and back for 10

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Advent Calendar Day 17

Swimming * Repetitions – Continuous for 30 secs to 1 minute * Regression – Legs only, forehead resting on hands

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