Episode 127

127. The Wisdom of the Original 34 Contrology Exercises, with Heath Lander and Raphael Bender

We nerd out on the original 34 Contrology matwork exercises.

  1. Hundred
  2. Rollup
  3. Roll over
  4. One leg circle
  5. Roll back
  6. Single leg stretch
  7. Double leg stretch
  8. Spine stretch
  9. Rocker with open legs
  10. Corkscrew
  11. Saw
  12. Swan dive
  13. One leg kick
  14. Double leg kick
  15. Neck pull
  16. Scissors
  17. Bicycle
  18. Shoulder bridge
  19. Spine twist
  20. Jack knife
  21. Side kick
  22. Teaser
  23. Hip twist
  24. Swimming
  25. Leg pull front
  26. Leg pull
  27. Side kick kneeling
  28. Side bend
  29. Boomerang
  30. Seal
  31. Crab
  32. Rocking
  33. Control balance
  34. Push up

Resources mentioned in the episode:

  • Watch '$100k Pilates Workshop Replay' here
  • Get a copy of Raph's book 'How to make $100k a year teaching Pilates here
  • The training injury prevention paradox shows consistent high training load is associated with fewer injuries here
  • The original Hodges and Richardson TrA study here
  • Return to Life Through Contrology here

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