Stay posture perfect by keeping a strong back
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Linda Farrell: Hi! I'm Linda Farrell, creator of the LindaFit Pilates program in New York City. Let's face it, woman's backs are over worked and under appreciated, but with exercise, we can make a huge difference. The simple moves that I've designed will help improve your back strength, firmness, and definition. This move raised kicks is based on the classic Pilates single leg kick. Let's take a look at the classic single leg kick forearm is flat, belly muscle strong and we kick one, two release and one, two and release. Now, let's tuck the toes and raise the knees for our raised kick version and we'll bring our forehead to the arms and we'll lift the back into a powerful back extension and we continue and one, two and release and one, two and release. Now, to make it a little bit easier, we'll keep the legs the same pull it out with the support of the arms and one, two and release and one, two and release. Now, for a more advance challenge, we'll keep the legs and forearms same and we'll lift the hips. Now use those abs and let's hit it one, two and release and again one, two and release, carefully lower to the floor and we'll sit back to round and release the spine. I know that you can do those six to eight times and for great back moves please visit prevention.com/fitness.