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Bridging with Marching #pilates4life2020 #19 of 31

Bridging with Marching

โ€“ #pilates4life2020: #19 of 31 exercises

 

๐ŸŒŸ This builds on the Pelvic Curls (day #9)โ 

What’s it good for? โ 

 

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Increases the flexibility of your spine.โ 
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Teaches control of the abdomen, abdominal muscles and strength of the back muscles and pelvic stability. โ 
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Strengthens hamstrings and stretches hip flexors.โ 
๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Donโ€™t allow either side of the pelvis to drop down whilst lifting your leg.โ 

A Quick Guide to Bridging with Marching

 

๐Ÿ’ก Roll up far enough to create a straight line between shoulders, hips and knees. โ 
๐Ÿ’ก Keep the weight even between your feet and shoulders.โ 

 

Joe Pilates on modern civilisation

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๐Ÿ’ฌ “… it is rather difficult to gain ideal physical fitness under the handicap of daily breathing the soot-saturated air of our crowed and noisy cities.”โ 
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๐Ÿ’ฌ โ€ฆTo explain exercise, Joe Pilates liked to quote Schiller: ‘lt is the mind itself which builds the body’.โ 
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