Friday, June 16, 2017

Single Leg Stretch on the Mat - Lesley Logan Pilates

Lesley Logan, author of Profitable Pilates, teaches the Pilates exercise 'Single Leg Stretch' on the Mat at Westwood Pilates studio in Los Angeles, California. Subscribe for weekly videos. Find out more on her book at

SIngle leg stretch on the mat is an all levels Pilates Exercise. Lying on your back, bring your knees into your chest and curl your head and chest off the mat. Pull one knee in and stretch the opposite leg out to the high diagonal. Then switch.

Reps: 5-10 sets


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Fine Tune the Exercise: As you switch your legs maintain the curl in your chest. Pull your shoulders off the mat the whole time.

Check out these that work well with it:
Double Leg Stretch:
Single Leg Stretch w/Theraband:

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