Push Ups

– #pilates4life2020: #31 of 31 exercises



What’s it good for?

🌟 This Bridging exercise is a good example of a “full body integration” exercise. It requires strength and coordination of the shoulder blades, glutes, hamstrings and calf muscles; the quadriceps, abdominals and well, just about everything it seems to me 🙂





A Quick Guide to Push Ups

💡 Imagine that your legs, trunk and head form a drawbridge that is lowered and raised with the arms pivoting ojnj the toes without altering the structural integrity of the structure.⁠
When walking backwards, think of the pelvis lifting up like a drawbridge, keeping your abdominals scooped throughout. 💡 Pull down your sit bones to bring your pelvis into place.⁠
💡 Having difficulty? Try Sternum Drops and Knees Off for a while first!⁠

Joe Pilates on creating change

💬 “Change happens through movement, and movement heals” — Return to Life ⁠


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