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The Secret to a Strong Back
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STOTT PILATES® Secret to a Strong Back

Appropriate exercise can help prevent and alleviate common back problems. The key is to introduce modified exercises designed to restore the natural curves of the spine while increasing core stability, mobility and function. In this gentle but effective workout, developed by the Merrithew™ team, learn how to use basic STOTT PILATES® exercises to strengthen and stabilize core musculature and protect the body from pain.

Learning objectives

  1. Learn why and how STOTT PILATES exercise can be used in the prevention of back problems.
  2. Understand the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles of stabilization and how they relate to back stability and mobility.
  3. Review exercise choice and program development for developing strength.
  4. Discuss recent research regarding lumbo-pelvic stabilization.

Additional details

Workshop Length: 2 hours
REPs 2.0
Level of Difficulty: Essential
Equipment used in the Workshop:

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