Flamingo is a brilliant exercise to lengthen and strengthen the muscles in the back of the legs. It’s also a great way to strengthen the ankle and knee joints, but the technique can be quite tricky. Watch the video below for some help on Mastering the Pilates Flamingo.
– Keep your weight forward, with your chest bowing in-front of your toes.
– Hinge at the hip as you bow forward.
– Keep a soft bend in the knee and maintain this soft bend as the carriage moves away.