Oct, 12

Want a Strong Core? Start With Your Inner Thighs

By Kara Wily

Below are five mat Pilates exercises that can be done at home to start to build this strength and awareness in the muscles of the inner thighs. These exercises engage the inner thighs as they will be used in standing upright.  However, all of the exercises included here are Pilates.  The rules of engagement are: 1) always pull your abdomen both back to your spine and up to your rib cage as you perform each exercise below and 2) for exercises on the back, keep your back on the mat without allowing the weight of the legs to arch your back off the mat.

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