Back and Leg Extensions with the Pilates Band

Back and Leg Extensions with the Pilates Band

Description:

This is an advanced exercise for strengthening the back and glute muscles.

Instructions:

1) Lie face down on an exercise mat or on the floor. Your hands should be in the pockets of the Pilates band and the Pilates band should be over your buttocks.
2) Exhale and lift your legs and upper body off of the floor while lifting your arms up toward the ceiling. Hold this position for 2-3 seconds, then inhale and slowly lower yourself back to the floor. Repeat 3-5 times.