Sculpt your abs and strengthen your core muscles with these low-impact workouts that primarily target the abdomen, lower back, hip and thigh muscles.Pilates for Abs and Core by Lottie Murphy
1. 3-Minute Pilates for Abs and Core
This quick ab-blasting pilates workout is perfect when you're pressed for time, but still want to build strength in your core. It is great to use on your off days to keep your body moving and leave you feeling great. The workout features two of Lottie's favorite pilates exercises for effectively building strength in your midsection.
2. Total Body Pilates and Barre Workout
Get a ballerina physique and posture in this 20 minutes Pilates Ballet Burn. These lengthening and toning Pilates exercises are inspired by the ballet floor barre. It’s a fun workout but be prepared to feel the burn.
3. Pilates for a Healthy Back
Take 20 minutes out of your day to take care of your spine. In this routine, Lottie will move your spine in all planes of movement and work on creating space in your spine so that you will enjoy every day tasks free of pain. You’ll feel two inches taller by the end.
4. Advanced Pilates: Intense Abs & Core Burn
Ready to take it up to the next level? If yes, this full-body, ab-blasting Pilates routine is for you. In this video, Elaine builds on the movements from her beginner and intermediate Pilates/Abs videos and incorporates cardio blasts and intense toning movements. So if you are looking for a challenging routine that will have you sweating, grab a mat and let's get going.
5. Intermediate Pilates: Fire Up Your Abs & Core
This is a great class for Intermediates and is focused on firing up the core, but also works on flexibility and balance. Many of the exercises are performed on the mat and Elaine offers a range of modifications for each movement to accommodate beginners and challenge the most advanced Pilates students. This low-impact, full body workout will get you tight and toned, so grab your mat and enjoy!
6. Beginner Pilates: Ignite Your Abs & Core
In this class Elaine goes over some of the fundamental skills that will get you started in your Pilates practice. This video is great if you are new to Pilates or if you already have a practice and want to fine tune your skills. The class focuses on toning the abs and strengthening the entire core.