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Pilates Classic Exercise – #7 Double Leg Stretch July 27, 2014

Filed under: Fitness,Health — jax allen @ 9:15 am
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Pilates doing Pilates Exercises: Double Leg Stretch Joseph Pilates 34 contrology poses

Important
(1) Serious students: buy & study “Return to Life…”!
(2) Avoid potential injury! – Join the “Pilates Community” at your local gym or studio.
(3) Tips on posture and muscle tensioning – “Pilates Contrology”.

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This exercise is challenging and very adaptable.
I use it in my Fatloss Fitcamp sessions by adding a twin handled medicine ball to increase the load on core and shoulder muscles.

Pilates demonstrating Double Leg Stretch, Poses One to Four:
(diagram derived from original photo).

Reference
J H Pilates and W J Miller: Return to Life through Controlology. 1st Ed, publ. 1954 J.J.Augustin New York (Review & purchase…)
Pilates Double Leg Stretch , © Bruce Thomson, EasyVigour Project

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