One of the simplest equipment introduced by joseph h. pilates, is the magic ring or Pilates ring.This is a very simple equipment in form of a ring of approximately 14 inches, around 4.8 ounces in weight (1 ounce = 28.35 gm). this is usually a spring steel of fibre glass ring, covered by black rubber, and foam padding for the legs and hands to placed.
A major change from the original version is in the handles. the handle change has evolved into a variety of options, including molded, contoured and padded high impact plastic that are mounted on the ring’s outer edge for muscle adduction and mounted inside for abduction. other modifications include soft foam or neoprene handles that offer a more cushioned grip and are easier on the ankles, especially when they are on the inside of the ring and pressing out.
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