Sunday, March 20, 2011

Pilates Roll Up

This is an exercise that is very difficult for many people.  Yet, it really does a good job of functionally strengthening the abdominal wall.  Remember you are rolling slowly, one vertebrae at a time.  If you need to, you can bend your legs as your roll up.
Pilates demonstrating the Pilates Roll Up, Poses One to Four:
(diagram derived from original photo).
Joseph Pilates doing the Pilates Roll Up

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