Boost your metabolism and shed unwanted pounds with this challenging circuit training Pilates workout that uses the Mini Stability Ball™ and resistance tubing or bands to challenge both your cardiovascular and muscular systems. Lead by Master Instructor Trainer PJ O’Clair, movements in this second installment of the Weight Loss Circuit Training Series concentrates on toning the entire body while boosting strength, stability, balance and coordination. Over 50-minutes of Intermediate exercise will help reshape your physique while enhancing mind-body connection. We recommend using your preferred Flex-Bands® in substitute of Knee Strength Tubing.
– Workout level: Intermediate (Lever 4 of 5)
– Language dvd: English
– Required equipment: Mat, Mini-Stability Ball™, Strength Tubing: Knee (Large Cuff) and stop-watch
With a few simple props, this circuit training will help you burn calories, reach your goals and feel great.
- 22 exercises
- Workout Time – 52 min
- DVD Length – 91 min
Exercises: Cardio Set 1 (Shuffle set – side to side, Shuffle set – mock BB shoot), Strength Set 1 (Push up / jack combo: pups – jacks, Push up / jack combo: pups – spideys), Cardio Set 2 (Split lunge, Split lunge with pulses, Split lunge with jump rotation), Strength Set 2 (Forward diagonal lunge, Forward diagonal lunge – lunge tap down, Forward diagonal lunge – lunge knee lift), Cardio Set 3 (Mountain climbers – slow tempo, Mountain climbers – fast tempo), Strength Set 3 (Side squat kit, Side squat kit – soccer kick), Cardio Set 4 (Pendulum 123, Pendulum 123 – ball front chest, Pendulum 123 – with jumps), Strength Set 4 (Hand-walking plank), Cardio Set 5 ( Jump / dorothy squats – regular jump squats, Jump / dorothy squats – dorothy’s, Jump / dorothy squats – jump click / jump wide), Strength set 5 (Supine abduction with tubing)
- The Five Basic Principles
- Work out with music only
- Special message from the founders
- Check out Merrithew™ equipment
- Learn about instructor training
PJ O’Clair is a Master Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ and a vital member of the company’s programming team. PJ specializes in STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA™ and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. The instructor is a featured instructor in numerous Merrithew professional and consumer DVDs sold around the world.