Pilates exercises are an ideal combination of movements that strengthens and tightens the entire body.
The next five exercises will help you get rid of the inches from your waist in a short time and prepare you for the summer. Learn how.
Lowering knees to the side
Sit on the floor, lean on your elbows and lift your legs so that your knees are bent at an angle of ninety degrees. Inhale and lower your legs as much as possible to the side, and that doing so without moving your upper body. Exhale and return to the center of the knee. Repeat on other side. Do two sets of ten repetitions.
Lie on your back, hands behind your head and lift the chest off the floor. Raise your left leg up, turn the waist so that your right elbow is closer to your left knee. Repeat with the right foot. Do two sets of ten repetitions.
Standing on the elbows with the rotation of body to the side
Take a position for push-up, head down to your elbows, squeeze hands and feet together. Exhale and squeeze the muscles of the stomach and slowly turn to the right so that all the weight shifts to the right foot. Exhale and return to the starting position. Take a deep breath and repeat the same on the other side. Exhale. Do two sets of ten repetitions.
Side standing with lower body rotation
Take your place as shown. Breathe in and rotating at the waist elbow drop as much down. Exhale and return to the starting position. This is one repetition. Do eight, rest and repeat the same on the other side.
Stepping forward with full body rotation
Assume the starting position by right foot to step forward and put your hands behind your head. Step slightly backwards with your left foot. Exhale and bend both knees at the same time turning the body as much as you can to the right. Inhale, straighten your legs and torso while bringing it back to the starting position. This is one repetition. Do eight on each side.