Scissor

Pilates / Intermediate

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scissor is a pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the hamstrings, lower back and quads ...more

scissor is a pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the hamstrings, lower back and quads.

Learning proper scissor form is easy with the step by step scissor instructions, scissor tips, and the instructional scissor technique video on this page. scissor is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the scissor video, learn how to do the scissor, and then be sure and browse through the scissor workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. If you are struggling to bring your leg all the way down just bring it about half way down.
  2. Keep your lower back flat against the ground.
  3. You can also put your hands behind your head to make it easier.
  4. Remember to breathe slow and controlled breathes.
  5. Unlike Scissor Kicks you are going to make your movements slow and controlled.

Variations

  1. Scissor Kick
  2. Horizontal Scissor Kick

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. If you are struggling to bring your leg all the way down just bring it about half way down.
  2. Keep your lower back flat against the ground.
  3. You can also put your hands behind your head to make it easier.
  4. Remember to breathe slow and controlled breathes.
  5. Unlike Scissor Kicks you are going to make your movements slow and controlled.

Variations

  1. Scissor Kick
  2. Horizontal Scissor Kick

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound