THE SHOULDER BRIDGE PILATES EXERCISE
PEBBLES is proud to introduce to you four simple cues in how to do the Shoulder Bridge Pilates exercise. The Shoulder Bridge mainly targets the following muscles: transversus, deep pelvic floor, obliques, multifidus, hip flexors and scapula stabilizers.
WATCH THE VIDEO OF HOW TO DO THE SHOULDER BRIDGE PILATES EXERCISE:
Lay on your back in neutral. Knees flexed and hip distance apart with feet on the mat. Keep the arms on the mat by the side of the body.
On an exhale stabilize hips and lift pelvis off the mat. Keep the shoulders and knees in one line.
On an inhale lift one foot off the mat and extend leg towards the sky and point the foot.
On an exhale flex the foot and lower straight leg to knee height.
5 repetitions on each leg.
Caution: Make sure to keep imprint at all time and avoid lateral tilting or rotation of the pelvis.
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