Side Lying Mat Modifications
Sherri Betz
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Thank you! Love this! Great reminders, and I need a THR this year, so I'll add this to my side-lying routine! Yay!
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Thanks Sherri, great as always, straight to the point.
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Thank you Sharri. As always great tips and excellent different demonstrations of how we achieve our goals with exercise...
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Thank you Sharri, and Kristi! Great tips and demonstrations! More please...
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love your tips!
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Yes!!!-gluts fire with hip extension---not from squeezing!!
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Thank you Sherri-these modifications are really useful and clearly explained. I just wanted to double-check that these exercises are suitable for clients who have Osteopenic or Osteoporotic T-scores for their Hip testing region.
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Yes, as far as we know, there is no evidence of fracture risk with these exercises. The risk comes form impacting the lateral femur (as in a fall). Take a look at this new research from Robin Fuchs and Stuart Warden:
Fuchs, R. K., et al. (2017). "Physical Activity for Strengthening Fracture Prone Regions of the Proximal Femur." Curr Osteoporos Rep. 15 (1), 43-52.
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Thank you so much for your prompt reply Sherri. Participating in your 2-day London training in 2016 and watching your PA videos is really helping me to support a growing number of clients who wish to use Pilates as an positive way to manage their bone health and balance.
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