Day 10 of March Matness – Corkscrew

The Pilates exercise known as the Corkscrew is another abdominal exercise that challenges stability. The goal is to engage and work the abdominals while maintaing trunk stability.

Benefits of Corkscrew:

  • Challenges stability
  • Strengthens the Powerhouse including all abdominals
  • Stretches and lengthens the legs including the hamstrings

How to do the Corkscrew:

  • Lie supine and extend the legs to the ceiling
  • Anchor your hands by your side, with the palms down for support
  • Reach your legs across your body to the right, keeping the low back and opposite hip down
  • Circle the legs away from you and to the other side
  • Return the legs to center and reverse.

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