What can you do with that resistance band gathering dust somewhere in a corner?
Try these 8 resistance band exercises for flexibility….
This Pilates inspired leg series will both strengthen and mobilise your legs and hips.
Can I do these exercises at home without any equipment?
The simple answer is yes!
In the absence of a resistance band you can make good use of a pair of stretchy tights, leggings, trousers or even a long towel rolled up on the diagonal.
Here are some ways you can make use of your small equipment (or lack thereof)…
See video for visual guidance.
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Please listen to your body and consult a doctor or medical professional if you are unsure about the suitability of this ‘8 Resistance Band Exercises For Flexibility’ or any other videos provided by Green Room Health.
5 – 8 x reps of Leg Lower and Lift – supporting leg can be sent or straight. Same for working leg.
5 – 8 x reps of Developpé – bent leg to full extension and lower.
5 x Leg Circles clockwise and anti-clockwise. Both legs.
5 – 8 x Leg Press.
Repeat on the other leg…
5 – 8 x Double Leg Stretch Parallel.
5 – 8 x Double Leg Stretch in Turn Out with Ankles Flexed.
5 – 8 x Double Leg Stretch in Turn Out Pressing into the balls of the feet.
5 – 8 x Shoulder Bridge – with Band across hips.
Continue lifting and lowering with control or increase difficulty with the following.
Choose one option and ensure you have mastered this level with good technique before moving on…
As above – lift 1 for then 2nd foot.
As above – lift 1 leg then 2nd leg leg to table top.
As above – fully extend 1st leg then 2nd leg to ceiling.
As above – after leg extension… lower and lift working leg 3 times. Flex the ankle upon lowering. Point the toe to the ceiling. Change legs.
Stretch out and feel great afterwards!
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Plus I teach online small group classes as follows:
9.30am Fridays – Energise with Pilates.
9.00am Sunday – Pilates for Relaxation.
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