Pilates for Beginners -- try these moves to tone your abs, back, and upper and lower body.

Pilates for Beginners -- try these moves to tone your abs, back, and upper and lower body.

Oblique Twist: Sit with your legs a little more than hip-distance apart. Hold the band between your hands and raise your arms overhead. Exhale as you turn to one side, using the muscles in your waist. Inhale as you reach the arms out and back, keeping the hips in place. Exhale and return to starting position. Alternate for a total of four sets on each side.

Oblique Twist: Sit with your legs a little more than hip-distance apart. Hold the band between your hands and raise your arms overhead. Exhale as you turn to one side, using the muscles in your waist. Inhale as you reach the arms out and back, keeping the hips in place. Exhale and return to starting position. Alternate for a total of four sets on each side.

A floor barre workout for beginners. Did floor barre for the first time tonight. Already sore but love it

A floor barre workout for beginners. Did floor barre for the first time tonight. Already sore but love it

the-exercist: “ Handstand “ This pose strengthens your shoulders, arms, core, and legs. As you work toward it, keep three things in mind: Rotate your triceps toward your body, keep your neck relaxed,...

the-exercist: “ Handstand “ This pose strengthens your shoulders, arms, core, and legs. As you work toward it, keep three things in mind: Rotate your triceps toward your body, keep your neck relaxed,...

15-Minute Kettlebell Workout ( I love kettlebells; so much bang for the buck!) - Please Like, Repin or Follow!

15-Minute Kettlebell Workout ( I love kettlebells; so much bang for the buck!) - Please Like, Repin or Follow!

Pilates Lower Body: Leg Swings -- This move sculpts the legs while getting your heart rate up. Stand with your arms crossed in front of you at shoulder height. Keeping your abs tight, exhale and lift your right knee up toward the right elbow. Lower the leg quickly and repeat on the other side. Keep switching sides for a total of 10 swings with each leg.

Pilates Lower Body: Leg Swings -- This move sculpts the legs while getting your heart rate up. Stand with your arms crossed in front of you at shoulder height. Keeping your abs tight, exhale and lift your right knee up toward the right elbow. Lower the leg quickly and repeat on the other side. Keep switching sides for a total of 10 swings with each leg.

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