Pilates Side Kick
This Pilates-inspired exercise strengthens the abdominals while it stretches the hamstrings and front of the hipshis exercise strengthens the front of the thighs.
1. Lie on your side with one hand in front for balance. Ankles, knees, hips, and shoulders should be in a straight line.
2. Raise the top leg a few inches, flex your foot, and swing it forward.
3. Then point your toes and swing the leg backwards.
4. Do the desired number of repetitions. Do the other side.
Do ten repetitions per side.
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