Instructor's name: Linda Wooldridge|
Type of Workout: Toning (Total Body)
Fitness Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Equipment Needed: Resistance Band, Playground Ball , Stability Ball, Hand Weights
Total Running Time: 343 Minutes
Release Date: 2018
Region: 0 (Worldwide)
Welcome to Mat Sculpt and Burn, a complete workout system to strengthen, lengthen and define your entire body. Adding extra equipment to all your favourite mat exercises you will take your results to the next level!
This box set includes 16 workouts. They can either be used individually or can be mix and matched to create your perfect routine.
THE SET INCLUDES:
DISC 1 Grace and Strength (113 mins, 5 workouts: Inner Thighs, Abs, Arms, Outer Thighs, Glutes) These workouts are designed to lengthen and strengthen the body with fluid combinations that predominantly focus on long lever movements. Using just your body weight or very light hand weights you will work all the major and minor muscle groups in a target specific way.
THE WORKOUTS ARE:
Inner Thighs (25 mins): You will perform graceful, flowing inner thigh raises and extensions that will strengthening and define your muscles. You will feel some bonus lower belly work in this workout as well.
Abs (13 mins): A fast paced series of oblique, upper and lower ab combinations. The various rep patterns will keep your mind engaged and your body burning!
Arms (24 mins): Using very light hand weights you will simulate long lever ballet style exercises that really shape the arms and shoulders.
Outer Thighs (26 mins): In this workout you will see extensions, raises and circles to target the outer thighs and hips from all angles.
Glutes (25 mins): All performed in a table top position these glute raises and extensions will challenge your arms and core all the while burning out your butt muscles!
DISC 2 Pilates Mat (141 mins, 4 workouts: Pilates Band Mat, Lower and Abs, Arms and Legs, Abs and Back): Take your Pilates mat workouts to another level with the addition of some simple equipment and compound moves. The exercises are designed to lengthen and define your body in a joint friendly, low impact way that is suitable for all ages and exercise levels.
THE PILATES MAT WORKOUTS ARE:
Pilates Band Mat (34 mins): You will start with a dynamic plank series that incorporates knee pulls and sit backs, move to a seated inner thigh series, and finally tough pretzel set with upper body band work.
Abs and Back (28 mins): You will start with upper, lower and oblique activation, move to a tough c-curve series for upper and obliques, add in some lower belly leg raises and finish with back extensions for upper and lower back.
Arms and Legs (39 mins): You will start with a dynamic triceps dip and kick combination, move to an inner thigh and arms series, an outer thigh and arms set and finally a lying glute and shoulder segment. The band takes things to a new level!
Abs and Lower (40 mins): You will start with a long inner thigh set in seated position, then side laying with ball squeezes, you will then move to a table top outer thigh and glute series and finish with a tough bicycle abs segment.
DISC 3 Mat Intervals (89 mins, 7 workouts: Abs, back, upper, outer thighs, inner thighs, glutes, obliques): using intervals of 50 seconds of work with 10 seconds of rest to lengthen and strengthen your entire body. You will see all your favourite Pilates mat exercises with a unique twist to keep things interesting.
THE MAT INTERVALS WORKOUTS ARE:
Abs (13 mins): In this workout you will see straight leg extensions, figure 8s, band walks, upper and lower crunches, teasers and tucks – all using the band.
Back (13 mins): You start with exercise combinations for the upper back, then move to back extensions on and off the ball targeting your lower and middle back.
Outer Thighs (13 mins): Using the band you will see side lying leg raises, forward and side bend press, develope with leg circles, rainbows with glute raises and point and flex combinations with back kicks.
Upper (13 mins): Lots of combination moves such as chest press and fly, lat pull down with diagonal pulls, triceps overhead extensions and back rows as well as biceps curls all using the band.
Inner Thighs (12 mins): In this workout you will see lying ball squeezes, rotations and raises, a side lying series with inner thigh raises and bend presses using the ball as added weight and finally a glute bridge exercise with the ball between the thighs to squeeze whilst contracting the glutes.
Glutes (13 mins): Using the ball you will perform table top leg raises and squeezes, lying glute raises, hip thrusts with your back on the ball and glute-bridge and roll-ins with your feet on the ball.
Obliques (12 mins): target your waistline with fit ball Russian twists, seated and laying bicycles, windmills, side lying v-ups and knee-ins.