• Pilates Pacifica

Chest Lift with Table Top

Set up: Position: Lie on your back with legs in table top. Arms extended with hands above the shoulders.

Inhale, engage the abdominals and lengthen through the spine.

Exhale, lift the chest by contracting the abdominal muscles while extending the arms down to the sides of the body.

Inhale with control to lower the upper body to start position. Repeat 8-10 times.

Maintain neutral pelvis during the movement. Keep knees together and arms fully extended, avoid internally rotating arms. Avoid bending at the elbows. Avoid wrist flexion and popping the chest.

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116 N I Street  Lompoc, CA

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