Workout level: Beginner audiences (Level 1 of 5)
Language tracks: English, French
Required equipment: Exercise Mat
Kick start your way to flat abs and fit arms and legs! Develop a body that looks and feels great! Ground yourself in the essentials of STOTT PILATES® to gain proper positioning and maximum benefit from your workouts. This routine focuses on developing core strength and flexibility. All you need is a Pilates mat and the desire to create flat abs, a strong back and sculpted arms and legs.
- 27 exercises
- Workout Time – 30 min
- DVD Length – 66 min
- Closed captioning
Warm Up: Breathing, Imprint & Release, Scapula Isolation, Cat Stretch, Arm Circles, Head Nods, Elevation & Depression, Exercises: Ab Prep, Breast Stroke Prep, Shell Stretch, Hundred, Half Roll Back, Half Roll Up, One Leg Circle, Spine Twist, Rolling Like a Ball, Single Leg Stretch, Obliques Prep, Shoulder Bridge Prep, Saw, Side Kicks, Side Leg Lifts Series, Swimming Prep, Side Bend Prep, Push Up Prep, Seal and Mermaid
- Review the STOTT PILATES® Five Basic Principles
- 5-minute bonus workout
- Work out with music only
- Check out Merrithew™ exercise equipment
- Learn about instructor training
Moira Merrithew, together with President and CEO of Merrithew™, Lindsay G. Merrithew, has spent over two decades promoting the benefits of responsible exercise through their brands STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA®, Total Barre® and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. Working closely with a team of physical therapists, sports medicine and fitness professionals, they ensure all programming is aligned with current scientific and biomechanical research.