Day 7 of S2S Boot Camp - Ahhhhh :-)

Saturday, May 09, 2009

The 12-minute Pilates Abs Workout was less of a strain on my upper thigh for some reason. So, I was relieved that my hips weren't pushed to the limit (Ahhhh:-)

Since Pilates is new to me I watched the short introductory video that explained the 7 principles of Pilates. I learned so much about the correct posture, tempo, and the isolation of body movements not involved in the exercise.

One of the exercises included one of my goal exercises: the plank. Coach Nicole showed an easier way of doing the plank that I can continue to do and gradually build up to the full plank. I just have a lot of weight to hold up. So I'm thinking as I get lighter and stronger the plank will become more doable.

All in all, I feel like I had a good workout that was not a challenge to my physical limitations. I also feel great about learning the basics of Pilates.

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    Oh Mary, you are so far ahead of my game. I admire you! I will add you to my friends, so I can draw some encouragement from your endeavor :)
    3665 days ago
    Great job - keep up the good work!
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