Trainer: Eleanor Hagan, Body in Balance in Linwood
Exercise: Spring-assisted bar dips
Muscles Targeted: Core, biceps, triceps, upper back
Equipment: Pilates chair
Set/Reps: 2 to 3 sets/6 to 10 reps
Stand on the pedals of the Pilates chair with your forefoot. Inhale while depressing the scapulae and extending the elbows. Exhale as you push your body up towards the ceiling. Inhale as you return by flexing your elbows, maintaining your weight over your hands. Repeat.