Pilates for busy people

Leg Pull Back #pilates4life2020 #29 of 31

Leg Pull Back

– #pilates4life2020: #29 of 31 exercises

What’s it good for?

 

🌟 You could think of this exercise as a downward facing Bridge. It’s a good example of a “full body integration” exercise. ⁠
🌟 Good performance requires strength and coordination of the shoulder blades, glutes, hamstrings and calf muscles; the quadriceps, abdominals and hip flexors.⁠

A Quick Guide to Leg Pull Back

 

💡 Imagine that the arms, trunk and supportt leg form a bridge that remains solid as the other legs lifts.⁠
💡 Don’t drop your pelvis down as he leg lifts…⁠
There are two versions of this exercise: one in which the whole body forms a completely straight line from shoulder to ankle! In this version the leg lift is considerably more of a challenge! An easier version is to have a slight bend in the hips (not lower back). this will allow you to lift the leg higher. ⁠

 

Joe Pilates on breathing …


💬 💬  “lazy breathing converts the lungs, figuratively speaking, into a cemetery for the deposition of diseased, dying and dead germs as well as supplying an ideal haven for the multiplication of harmful germs.”

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