Pilates is brilliant for strength and conditioning without expensive equipment.
Sit with feet close to your bottom and with your hands behind. Press into feet and hands to lift off mat.
Turn body over to kneeling on hands and knees, press hands into mat and extend right leg back to plank position.
Repeat with left leg. Hold for one-plus minutes.
Aim for 10 reps.
Sharan Simmons (pictured) is a senior Pilates instructor at Pilates Alliance Australasia.
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