Bridging with Marching
– #pilates4life2020: #19 of 31 exercises
🌟 This builds on the Pelvic Curls (day #9)
👉🏽 Increases the flexibility of your spine.
👉🏽 Teaches control of the abdomen, abdominal muscles and strength of the back muscles and pelvic stability.
👉🏽 Strengthens hamstrings and stretches hip flexors.
👉🏽 Don’t allow either side of the pelvis to drop down whilst lifting your leg.
A Quick Guide to Bridging with Marching
💡 Roll up far enough to create a straight line between shoulders, hips and knees.
💡 Keep the weight even between your feet and shoulders.
Joe Pilates on modern civilisation
💬 “… 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.”
💬 …To explain exercise, Joe Pilates liked to quote Schiller: ‘lt is the mind itself which builds the body’.