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Ab exercise, Swiss Ball Roll Out

Great Ab Exercise – The Swiss Ball Roll Out This exercise is so good for the abs and stabilising the shoulder girdle and torso. To start the exercise place your forearms and elbows on the ball, make sure that your back is not sagging and sinking down and that you have your belly button pulled…

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April 7, 2017

New Spaces in Yoga and Pilates

Yoga and Pilates Classes, spaces available. South Brighton Studio. New spaces have just become available in Yoga – Monday night 5.45pm and Pilates – Thursday morning 9.15am classes.  I am now accepting new clients for the last few classes of the year. 6 week courses are reasonably priced at $99 for the course.  Or you could…

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October 30, 2016
Ab Exercise - Medicine Ball Twist

Exercise Challenge – Medicine Ball Twist

Exercise Challenge – Medicine Ball Twist This is a great exercise for strengthening your abs and specifically targeting your internal and external obliques. How to do Medicine Ball twists with good technique Start with your body in a V shape with your chest lifting up towards the ceiling, making sure you don’t round your lower back. Keeping…

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November 23, 2015
Pike Finishing position

Exercise challenge- the Pike

Exercise Challenge – Pike The Pike is a great exercise for strengthening your abs alongside your legs, arms and back.  This pilates based exercise is a great way to challenge your strength and stability and is an advancement from last weeks Jacknife. How to do the Pike I always start by rolling forwards over the swiss ball and…

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November 16, 2015
The one arm plank - great ab exercise

Exercise challenge – The One Arm Plank

Exercise Challenge – The one arm Plank How did you get on last week with the one leg plank? The plank is a great exercise for your abs and your whole body: legs, shoulder stabilisers, back and arms.  The one arm plank works on your back stabilisers and rotators as well as really focusing on your shoulder stabilisers.…

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October 26, 2015
Pilates Double leg stretch with pelvic floor and transverse abdominis working properly.

Are your Ab exercises making your abs look worse?

Are your ab exercises making your abs look worse rather than better? Do you find that you do hundreds of Ab exercises and still never get the desired 6 pack that you are after?  This could be due to poor technique which may be making you look worse rather than better. 4 steps to better looking abs STEP…

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May 11, 2015