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THE PERFECT PLANK TO PIKE

THE PERFECT PLANK TO PIKE

You thought holding a plank was tough!? Meet PLANK TO PIKE courtesy of your microformer. This little baby takes planks to the next level by combining functional movements with the dopest moving equipment out there! First let’s break down the movement: Plank To Pike can be done in all 4 positions on the microformer. Your hands and feet will go on either the platform or the carriage.  Start in a plank position with your shoulders directly above your hands. Push…

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RED OR BLACK SPRING?

RED OR BLACK SPRING?

The tension on the Megaformer + Microformer by Lagree Fitness is created by springs loaded under the carriage of each machine. When you look under the carriage, you will notice a rack of springs, that can be loaded or unloaded depending on the number of springs an exercise calls for.  PRO TIP: When it’s time to change the springs, close the carriage all the way to the front platform. You should be able to see the entire rack of springs…

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MEGAFORMER VS. MICROFORMER

MEGAFORMER VS. MICROFORMER

At home pilates got some SERIOUS upgrades this year! The microformer dropped mid-2020 to the public. It’s a smaller version of the massive megaformer you are used to seeing in Lagree fitness studios + but still packs the same fiery punch! In this shrunken down version there are some seriously big pros + a few cautions you will want to know about before buying.  Let’s start with what we love about this pocket sized punch to butt corners: SIZE: Without…

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GIANT REVERSE. WHAT!?

GIANT REVERSE. WHAT!?

FIRST GOAL ON THE MICROFORMER: Figure out how to balance on it without falling off + bashing your face into the floor. SECOND GOAL ON THE MICROFORMER: Learn the names of all of the moves and what the F*CK reverse, giant, and giant reverse mean! The FRONT of the microformer is the end of the machine where the springs live.  Confused? Let’s start with the basics: FIRST GOAL ON THE MICROFORMER: Figure out how to balance on it without falling…

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