15 minute Pilates for Desk Workers

15 minute Pilates for Desk Workers

We’ve all been moving less. This 15 minute physio-guided class has been designed to mobilise and strengthen your body.  Do not attempt the below unless you have been signed off by your doctor or physiotherapist.  Start with ten reps of each exercise and gradually build on these.  

Beginners
If you are a beginner we recommend starting with 10 reps of each strengthening exercise and working at them daily. If you are already doing regular exercise then you can increase the reps aiming to 15-20 reps of each exercise.

Intermediate/Advanced
If you think you can handle more of a challenge then you can look to increase sets (aim to do 2 or 3 sets of each of the exercises).
Always remember that quality and technique is far more important than the numbers of reps achieved. If you can get through the exercises without batting an eye lid, then check your set up position, and slow down the pace of each repetition so that your muscles are put under tension and strain for a longer period of time.

Progression is key

To see an improvement when training, it is imperative to progress your exercises.  This can be through:

  • Increased repetitions of the exercises
  • Increased frequency of your training
  • Increased load to the exercises

 

Health and Safety

We want you to enjoy your online class provided by Restore and Reform. Because we can’t be there with you, it’s important that you take responsibility for your own practise by acknowledging and respecting your own physical limitations.  If you have any concerns about your physical health, you should seek advice from your doctor or health care provider before beginning any of the online classes delivered by Restore and Reform. 

 

Restore and Reform assumes no responsibility for injuries suffered while practicing these techniques.  You acknowledge and agree that all classes and videos are carried out at your election and at your own risk. By using the videos provided on this site, you agree and understand that physical exercise involves strenuous physical activity and that such activity may carry a risk of injury, and that it is your responsibility to assess your physical and mental capability for such activities. It is your responsibility to ensure that by participating in the class delivered by Restore and Reform, you will not exceed your limits while performing such activity and that you will select an appropriate level of difficulty for your own personal skill and ability and condition. Please use good judgement and common sense when taking the class, consider your level and ability and choose the appropriate level of the exercises and rest when you need to.   By joining the class you expressly waive and release any claim that you may have at any time for injury of any kind against Restore and Reform, or any person or entity involved with Restore and Reform.

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