As with most Pilates exercises the roll over is about control and precision of your body. The roll over is a more advanced Pilates exercise that strengthens the abdominal muscles and stretches out the back and hamstrings. It also helps improve your coordination and balance, spinal articulation and abdominal control. Joseph Pilates even believed they could calm the nervous system and help you sleep better.
Watch the video below for instructions on how to perform the roll over.
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