Pilates body blitz

Pilates body Blitz

Challenge strength and control throughout the body

  • Difficulty: Tough
  • Length: 35 minutes

The class begins in standing then continues onto our fronts, sides and onto our backs. There are some challenge exercise sequences included in the class so please remember to always work to a level that you feel safe and comfortable to do.

This class includes:

  • Standing side bend with heel raises
  • Squats with arm pulses
  • Abdominal curl
  • Standing donkey kicks
  • Backwards lunge and leg drive forward
  • Roll downs
  • Hamstring curls
  • One leg kick
  • Swan dive
  • Cobra stretch
  • Onto elbows toe taps
  • Side bend with clam
  • Scissors with abdo prep
  • Criss-cross
  • Bridge with leg stretch
  • Double leg stretch
  • Rotation stretch
  • Glute and hamstring stretches
  • Sitting side bend and tree hug

The class starts in standing warming up through our arms and legs with a combined side bend and heel raises and squats with arm pulses. We then work on our muscle strength and control with a abdominal curl and standing donkey kicks. Continuing in standing we work on our balance and muscle control with a backwards lunge and leg drive forward. We then roll down and continue the class onto our fronts on the mat.

On our fronts we begin by working our legs with some hamstring curls and a one leg kick. We then challenge our upper body with a swan dive. Moving around onto our sides we come up onto our elbow to work our upper body as well with a toe tap and side bend movements. Onto our backs on the mat, we then work on strengthening our core and abdominal muscles with a scissors, criss-cross, bridge and double leg stretch movements. We then cool down with a rotation stretch, glute and hamstring stretches. Finishing in sitting with a side bend and tree hug stretch.

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  • Molly

    An excellent class for strengthening neck muscles with the swan dive, cobra, criss-cross etc.

  • Marged

    Thank you for this wonderful calendar Vicky. This body blitz certainly got me peeling off the layers. I can feel the affect on my body ,which is so much stronger. My favourite bits are when I can give myself a hug 😊!

  • fulvia

    Great class with a few challenges, will do again soon, Thank you Vicky!

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