ring, is an essential tool for Pilates training. Though well-known for its ability to strengthen your core and support in deep stretches, these rings can actually help you build muscles.

HOW PILATES RING HELP BUILD YOUR GLUTES?

Your glutes are just like any other muscle group. They will respond to suitable training routine and nutrient supply by growing bigger. Honestly saying, the exercises alone can target and stimulate the muscles in your glutes. But Pilates ring adds more resistance to the exercises, help activate deeper muscles and trigger more significant growth.

SUGGESTED EXERCISES

BRIDGE WITH THIGH PRESS

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START: Lie on your back on a mat with arms at your sides, palms facing down. Bent your knees and bring your heels close to your butt, your feet should be flat on the floor. Place a Pilates ring between your thighs, slightly above your knees.

END: At the same time, lift your hips off the floor and tighten your glutes to squeeze your legs against the ring. Press your hands and feet into the floor to support so that you can raise your hips as high as you can. After a while, release your thighs and lower your hips to the starting position. Repeat 10 times with the ring between your thighs and another 10 times with your thighs inside the ring.

PRONE LEG LIFT

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START: Lie flat on your stomach, face down, with your arms cross in front of your chest.  Set the Pilates ring between your legs, just above the ankles. Tuck your chin and rest your forehead on your arms. This is your starting position.

END: While keeping your legs straight, tighten your glutes to lift your thighs off the floor. At the top of movements, hold the position and squeeze the ring 10 times. Then, lower your legs to the starting position. Repeat 3 times.

V-SIT HOLD

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START: Sit tall with your legs extended straight in front of you, your arms along your sides and hands placed on the floor. Place the Pilates ring between your feet and hold it tight. Keep your chest up and back straight throughout the exercise.

END: Lean back at 45 degrees. Try to balance on your butt and maintain your legs straight when you lift them off the floor. Squeeze the ring 10 times with your legs while holding the position as long as you can. Repeat 3 times. 

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