Once in a while, Jo will do a workout using a piece of equipment. She uses different pieces of equipment to keep variety within the workouts and to keep challenging your body. They are all optional – you can participate in the Workout Club without any other equipment, however once in a while, it’s good to mix it up a little.
Jo’s recommendations are below. They are all Amazon links.
The Hoop of Hell / Pilates Circle
Get a full body workout that delivers results and elevates your fitness routine whether you are in a pilates class or your living room. By utilizing the fitness ring’s resistance you’ll be able to sculpt problem areas like upper arms, inner & outer thighs, abs and chest – enhances mobility, agility & stamina.
This one is well priced and on a next day Prime delivery: https://amzn.to/392bs7j
Example workout: January week 3
Resistance band strips (not loops)
They are also available at different ‘strengths’. Jo recommends these:
Our recommendation is here: https://amzn.to/3aNBLyx
Example workout: February week 2
Great for muscle massage – helps to relieve tension and improve blood circulation.
Jo recommends a long roller, similar to this one: https://amzn.to/3b6knHW
Example workout: February week 4
Pilates soft ball (also called an over ball)
This is a great piece of kit for helping to develop strength, endurance and concentration as well as to promote relaxation and coordination.
Jo recommends (and uses) this 9″ one: https://amzn.to/3cnHk6n
Example workout: March week 3
These unassuming items of kit will really test you!
Example workout: September #1
You can find our recommendation here: https://amzn.to/3pMKJmm
Jo recommends this mat if you need a little more support for floor work. Some members also put this behind their heads on the floor too: