Athletes and trainers alike recognize the benefits of alternative performance enhancing training methods like Pilates. This second-level Reformer workout, developed by the Merrithew™ team, builds on the first full-body routine placing even more emphasis on core stability, while challenging strength, power and agility. Learn new variations of familiar exercises and unique moves that challenge unilateral movement, weight transference and torso rotation – as well as strength and mobility of arms, legs, shoulders and hips. This high-caliber workout is perfect for very fit and accomplished sports enthusiasts.
- Apply the Five Basic Principles of STOTT PILATES® to exercises for athletic conditioning on the Reformer.
- Challenge clients’ muscular system and build endurance.
- Challenge abdominal stability and strengthen upper and lower body.
- Understand how specific exercises can address the needs of athletic conditioning.
Equipment used in the workshop
Athletic Conditioning on the Reformer