I hope you all had a great weekend!

Here is the second part of the Cardio Pilates Mat Workout posted last week.  I’m glad you all liked Part 1 and congratulations for doing it!  Part 2 starts off in a standing position  – right where you left off in Part 1.  Both parts of this workout can be done together to form a full 40 minute mat workout, or separately if you are short on time or using it after a short run or bike ride.  Part 2 does include more planking and exercises on your hands, which can lead to wrist pain if you have weakness in your shoulder girdle.  Do what you can with good form, and then rest as needed.  Don’t sacrifice good form just to get through all the reps!  You will build strength faster and prevent injury if you do fewer repetitions with good control versus more reps with poor form.  If you have questions about any of the exercises, please contact me or comment below!

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