Exercise #1438

Side Kick

3 min - Exercise


Muscle Focus: Hips, thighs, and abdominals.

Objective: Stabilization of the powerhouse and to strengthen the glutes, hips, abdominals, and back extensors.

Start Position: Lie on your right side in a straight line from shoulders to ankles. Prop your head on your right hand and place your left palm flat on the Mat in front of your chest. Move both legs in front of your hips on a slight diagonal.

Movement: Lift the top leg off the bottom leg, and kick it forward two times. Lengthen the leg as you sweep it to kick back. Perform five or more repetitions, and then repeat on the other side.

Precautions: Only move the leg so far forward or back as you can without moving the pelvis or crunching the lower back. Torso should remain still and stable throughout the exercise.
What You'll Need: Mat

About This Video


So we are teaching the sidekick. The reason we do this is to get nice, strong legs, a nice strong bottom inner and outer thighs. Keeping in Nice powerhouse is lying perfectly on her left side. You're ...


A question: the top leg should be externally rotate or parallel? Thank you. Could you do a single side legs sequence tutorial? Thank you for all!

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