Single Leg Stretch – Pilates Exercise Guide with Photos

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Pilates Exercise Instructions:
In neutral lie on back, legs table top-90 degree angle, lift head and shoulders off mat only as far as shoulder blades barely touch mat. Try not to flatten low back completely, keep a tiny space under it, the lower abs are supposed to stabilize this area. One leg bent to chest, place hands on this knee, other leg reaches away from body. If right knee bent then right hand touches right ankle, other hand on right knee. The legs continually switch back and forth, the hands switching as well. Inhale grab right leg, exhale grab left leg. Repeat 6x. Reverse breathe-inhale grab left leg, exhale grab right leg. Repeat 6x.

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