Virtual Fitness: How To Do Transverse Lunge To Balance

Lunge To Balance Is A Basic Core Stabilization Exercise That Improves Lower Body and Core Strength

INSTRUCTIONS
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Stand with feet shoulder width apart with hands on neutral hips.
  • Rotate 90 degrees to the right into a lunge stance with right knee forming a 90 degree angle.
  • Hold briefly whlile maintaining balance.
  • Return to start position.
  • Raise right knee while maintaining balance on left foot. Hold briefly.
  • Repeat exercise leading with left foot.

ERRORS: Losing control of the exercise by moving too fast, or your lunge is too wide.

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Vintage Fitness: Joseph Pilates Training A Client On The Reformer 1944

Joseph Pilates (1883-1967) immigrated to the United States from Germany around 1925. Thereafter, he and his wife Clara, opened a fitness studio in New York City, where he taught an exercise regimen that he named Contrology. The routine primarily focused on core strength using either a mat, a reformer, or one of several other machines invented by him. Sometime after his death in 1967, his exercises became known as Pilates.

Joseph Pilates was 61 years old in this film.