As I reflect on 2017, I am overwhelmed from the growth and opportunities. This past year I found myself growing with not just one team, but multiple teams. The mission is still the same, but it’s a lot more fun and moves a lot faster together!
—» 2017 HIGHLIGHTS «—
FEBRUARY – Release of my first Pilates DVD → also available for digital download ashleybensonfitness.vhx.tv ← find them here! I’m closing out the year with 6 videos and will be adding more in 2018.
APRIL – I was contacted by Pilates Style Magazine for an interview.. my story was published in the May/June issue
The new SKINNY JEANS WORKOUT is now published in the coaching group!! Any of my clients miss the Pilates Side Series??? I thought so. This is a great toning and sculpting workout that builds long, lean muscle. Full video 18 minutes.
Join our Online Coaching Group ($10/month) and get more full workout videos, coaching, encouragement and a fun social online space to connect with others in this game to be more healthy and fit! Visit 840west.org for more info!!
CREATE YOUR OWN WORKOUT ROUTINE USING TYE4® AT HOME!
Write a single exercise on a stick. Customize your workout
If you will be at home most of the day, pick 2 sticks every hour between 7 am and 7 pm and spend 5 minutes performing the exercise… or
On a busy work day, pick 5 sticks in the morning and 5 in the evening… or
You get the idea. Make this work for you! The goal is tostay active, challenge your body beyond its normal load and have fun!
EXERCISES USING TYE4
Chair Squat – front or side Tye4 triangle … add bicep curl and tricep press pack at top of move Plie’ Squat – side triangle … hold squat and add heal raises Reverse lunge – side triangle … add leg kick Tye4® Legs – demo video here Bridge – lay on back holding leg bungee … add leg lifts … add hip lift
Tricep press – standing, arm bungee back cross Tricep dips – arms inside leg bungees ~ demo video here Arm circles – standard Push-ups – leg bungees crossed, arm bungees front cross Plank – arm bungees front cross Gluteus & Hams – hands & knees, leg bungee triangles under hand ~ demo video here Side series – use bungees for either assistance or resistance Side crunch ~ demo video here
Pilates roll up – use either leg bungee cross, front or side triangle ~ demo video here Diagonal roll down – standard, loop 2 Leg circles Tye4 Pilates Series ~demo video here Tye4 Mat Series
FULL VIDEO WORKOUT ARE AVALIBLE IN THE 840WEST ONLINE COACHING GROUP!
Join our Online Coaching Group ($10/month) and get more full workout videos, workouts, coaching, encouragement and a fun social online space to connect with others in this game to be more healthy and fit! Click HERE for more info!!
Strange thing: The past 2 weeks, I have had a number of you ask what you need to do to tone your inner thighs. Funny that this seems to be a theme in my life right now, so I thought I’d help you out and give you some exercises that WILL TONE UP those thighs! In this video, I am using a Tye4@ which I find to be so much more effective than doing the same exercises with body weight alone. Take a look…