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Roll Down with Obliques Exercise on the Reformer

Lead Instructor Trainer Rie Sakamoto demonstrates the Roll Down with Obliques exercise on the Reformer. Which of the two versions is correct? How did she suitably adjust her positioning?

Roll down with obliques A
Version A

Roll down with obliques B
Version B

Scroll down to find out the details on how to perform this exercise properly!

Version A is correct!

Obliques Exercise on the Reformer
  1. Arms are correctly spaced. When performing the Roll Down with Obliques, arms should be slightly wider than shoulder-width apart.
  2. Spine is rounded. This move specifically requires the spine to be rounded, rather than flat, to be performed properly.
  3. Hip is stable. When performing the Roll Down with Obliques, the pelvis should be stable with rotation coming from the spine. Hips should not lift on either side.