10-Minute Pilates Thigh Workout
Tone your hips and thighs in minutes!
Click the link below to do this video: www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic
About This Workout
This workout will help you strengthen (and stretch) your hips, glutes and thighs—without any equipment. Coach Nicole will take you through one short set of 6 Pilates exercises (plus stretches). If you're new to Pilates, we recommend that you watch our short Intro to Pilates video first.
Length: 10 minutes
Equipment: Body weight, mat (optional, for cushioning)
Type of Workout: Strength training (toning) & flexibility
Muscles Worked: Lower body (hips, outer thighs, inner thighs, glutes)
Fitness Level: Beginning to advanced; since this workout has few transitions, it may also be suitable for individuals with limited mobility.
Impact: No (low) impact
Safety Precautions: A mat will help cushion your body while lying on the floor. Shoes are optional during this Pilates workout. Always work at your own pace and level, using modifications whenever necessary.
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Extra Tip: Only complete as many exercises as you can using good form, taking a break as needed. As you progress, try to finish the entire video
Edited by: GLITTERGIRL69 at: 8/14/2012 (22:45)