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Pilates Roll Up by Valerie Grant

June 2016


To help people of all fitness levels to achieve successful spinal articulation

Starting Position



Smoothly rolling up from supine to sitting 

Target Muscles

Core abdominals


No heels lifting, no jerking, and no breath holding

Contra Indictions

1.fused disc  2.people with Harrington rods  3. anyone for whom spinal flexion increases pain

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