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The Hundred

Angle-Based Images: The Hundred Video
Angle-Based Images: The Hundred Video
Angle-Based Images: The Hundred Video
Angle-Based Images: The Hundred Video
Angle-Based Images: The Hundred Video
The Hundred: Step 1
Step 1 Lie your back with your pelvis in a neutral position, knees bent, and arms resting by your sides.
The Hundred: Step 2
Step 2 Raise one leg up at a time to a bent-knee, tabletop position.
The Hundred: Step 3
Step 3 Curl your head and shoulders off of the mat.
The Hundred: Step 4
Step 4 Straighten your legs, holding your heels together.
The Hundred: Step 5
Step 5 Pump your arms and inhale for 5 counts, then exhale for 5 counts. Repeat 10 times.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Aim for stability first. Only add the arm and leg movements when you are able to stabilize your torso.

Benefits

Strengthens the abdominals and warms up the body to prepare for a Pilates workout.

Modifications

If you feel strain, try one or more of the following: Keep your knees in tabletop position, rest your the head on the floor or do not pump your arms.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Core Exercises
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