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Pre-Pilates: Maintain Alignment – Dead Bug

Foundations: Stability


What’s it good for? โ 

๐ŸŒŸ Dead Bug is a safe exercise that teaches us stability of the lower back.
๐ŸŒŸ Coordination of limbs.



A quick “how to”…

Dead Bug

๐ŸŒŸ Lie on your back, facing the ceiling with your hips & knees bent at 90 degrees and with both are pointing towards the ceiling.
๐ŸŒŸ Engage your abdominals and keeping your knee bent at 90 degrees, reach one foot towards the floor whilst reaching the opposite arm overhead.
๐ŸŒŸ As your arm and leg move away from each other, engage your abdominal muscles to helps stabilise your pelvis and trunk against the movement that your limbs create.


Hints & Tips:

๐ŸŒŸ Keep your knees at 90 degrees throughout.
๐ŸŒŸ Reach your legs long and point your feet and try to touch only your toes to the floor.
๐ŸŒŸ Reach your arms long up overhead.


Any Questions?

Ask away – I love to help!ย  Click here for the Contact Page ๐Ÿ™‚ – or leave a comment at the bottom of the post – see you there…

Miguel ๐Ÿ™‚

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