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Star sidekick on the Pilates Reformer

About this exercise

Focus
To strengthen the abdominals, obliques, deltoids and latissimus dorsi.

Start position
Pelvis and spine neutral, one line from feet to head, holding the footbar in line with shoulder, with the scapula stabilised. Top arm straight resting along top side, palm facing down.


Movement
Inhale; press the carriage away; simultaneously adduct the free arm and leg. Stabilise the torso, flex the top hip, reaching the leg long and forward with the top arm to be slightly rounded overhead, turning palm downwards.
Exhale; maintain a long line from the feet to the head, adduct the supporting arm to control the return of the carriage. Simultaneously, adduct free arm and leg.

Star Sidekick tips by Tempo Pilates trainer Gina Papadopoulos

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Did you know: Tempo Pilates X-Press classes incorporate the HIIT technique

High-intensity interval training, HIIT, PilatesWhat is a X-Press class? Our Tempo Pilates X-Press classes take the method up a gear, incorporating HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) principles and really pushing you to your fitness limits. These sessions are 40 minutes long and designed to give you a challenging full-body workout that will get you sweating.

What is HIIT? High-intensity interval training (HIIT), also called high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE) or sprint interval training (SIT), is an enhanced form of interval training, an exercise strategy alternating short periods of intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods – Wikipedia

Where? These classes will now also take place at our London E1/ Shoreditch studio on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays  5:15pm as well as our London WC2/ Covent Garden studio 12:15pm and 5:15pm Monday to Friday.

How much? These classes can be booked using your Off-Peak class credits, click here> for bundle discounts.

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