30-Day Pilates Body Challenge: Day #10 (booty!)

30 day challenge thumb day 10

Hi Beauties!

How are your arms feeling after yesterday’s upper body routine? Don’t worry, we’ll give them a break today as we focus on the booty instead.

Today’s workout is gonna “hurt so good.” 🙂 As you work through it, keep in mind that there is a lovely stretch at the end of the series. Let that motivate you to keep moving even when it feels hard. Whatever you do, don’t give up.


Daily Check-In: Snap a photo of your workout space! It doesn’t have to be pretty or fancy…I just want to see that you’re out there with me! Use the hashtag #30daypilatesbody so I can see your posts. 🙂



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  1. Medina 5 years ago

    That was intense!!

    Thank you for always smiling Robin. There was a point where I was about to take a break because the workout was a bit too much, but then I looked at you and you randomly smiled, I smiled back haha and I just continued this booty burnin’ stuff. It was worth it ??

  2. Vicki 5 years ago

    Yowee! That was a toughie!
    Just a quick question – when I bring my legs to table top, I get a burning muscular pain where my hip joins my leg but its only on one side… It’s also the same side I carry my 13month old so I’m wondering if it’s an imbalance / weakness?

  3. Nicola 5 years ago

    Ooh, I LOVE side-lying work! Thanks for a great workout 🙂

    One question: I’m not very flexible, and when I try to externally rotate my top leg it only rotates around 30 degrees. I notice your leg is rotated much more than this and you seem to be moving on the same plane as your leg is facing, if that makes sense; should I do likewise (ie, my leg moving more forward than up), or should I lift up with my leg still rotated more to the front?


  4. Wanda 5 years ago

    Oooh!!! Tough but feeling great… Day 10 complete!!! 🙂

  5. Christan 5 years ago

    I think this was my favorite booty workout of yours ever! Your top is so cute…,Where is it from?

  6. Kendra lacombe 5 years ago

    Whew!!! Felt great::)

  7. Jen 5 years ago

    Oh boy! This will be interesting tomorrow morning!

  8. Alicia 5 years ago

    All I can say is “ouch”……

  9. 1joyfilledjourney 5 years ago

    Yay! Loved this. Now that I know how to keep my hips stacked during clamshells I’m amazed at how limited my range of motion is and how much more powerful those small, correct, movements are! I was able to get this booty workout AND day 3 in ! Yay me 🙂 Thanks Robin! Oh, during bridges I also got some movement in a portion of my spine that I’ve been trying to work on for the past 9 months!! It’s a good morning

  10. Candice 5 years ago

    Oh my booty…lol! Feels great though!

  11. melissa 5 years ago


  12. Hilary 5 years ago

    Wow! Burns so good!!!

  13. Yana 5 years ago


  14. Kate Mcfarland 5 years ago

    Fantastic! Thanks

  15. Debbie Borthwick 5 years ago

    Loved this one!! I love working the butt & thighs…like you said, you can feel it working through the burn. 🙂

  16. Barbara 5 years ago

    another day down! that was tough! posting a shot of my workout space on IG

  17. Dianne 5 years ago

    Ouch! Glutes were on fire!

  18. Nina 5 years ago

    That was burny LOL! I followed up with a glute workout from 28 days too – which was pretty much a similar thing – double ouch!!!

  19. Keri 5 years ago

    Loved this! I’ve missed a few days in the challenge but I’m still pressing onward. I had my 3rd baby 6 weeks (and she was 5 weeks early). It’s been a stressful time making sure she is thriving as well as my boys. These workouts are a fun treat that I can fit into the day. Well most days:-) it’s been refreshing to ease back into exercise with Pilates. I’ve always been into more “intense” exercise, but I’m finding that Pilates gives me that sense of challenge but also a calmness throughout the day. Thank you!

  20. Vanessa 5 years ago

    This was SO GOOD! I did another booty workout right after, could hardly get through it, but feeling so shaky now in the best way! Loving this challenge! I haven’t been posting pics but I have been doing the workouts every day! 🙂 And the activities on my own!

  21. Sara 5 years ago

    I’m feeling that one! Great workout!

  22. Debra 5 years ago

    Challenging for me…but, I loved it!

  23. Lauralh05 5 years ago

    Done! I did not complete the last set of clam shell add-ons for each side as I have my Thursday night TRX session in 30 minutes an don’t want to over-do tonight. Could really feel the burn with this session!

  24. Erin 5 years ago

    Done! Oh the burn!

  25. Patty 5 years ago

    After working 14 hrs today + 10 rollovers

  26. Maggie 5 years ago


  27. Andrea 5 years ago

    Oh my goodness! That was hard! I didn’t get a chance to do yesterday’s workout so I did both just now. My whole body feels it. Definitely need to go back to workouts 9 and 10 to keep getting stronger! Great job everyone!

  28. Judy 5 years ago

    Got home late after an evening out hearing a fantastic band w/ friends. Was glad these exercises matched ones I did 2 days ago in a pilates class at the gym. Familiar and effective!

  29. Rhonda 5 years ago

    Done I’m on a little get away but am trying to get these in wow really working the glute!!!

  30. Mary Hamilton 5 years ago

    Done day #10! Burned so good!!!

  31. Traci 5 years ago

    Done! A day late, better late then never.

  32. Erin 5 years ago

    Finished 🙂 thank you

  33. Elena 5 years ago

    Morning Robin,
    I just did this one again for my Sat workout….oooh-I can feel it!
    Thanks for the motivation!

  34. Susan Goldstein 5 years ago

    Woof, hurts so good! This is my new favorite work-out!!

  35. Michelle 5 years ago

    I’m catching up! Day 9 & 10 done and now on to 11! 🙂

  36. Paulette Kierzek 5 years ago

    Done 😉

  37. Allison 5 years ago

    Round 2 of the 30-day challenge – I forgot how tough those clamshells were!

  38. Patricia 4 years ago

    That really burned! But so glad I stuck through it! I feel so good! Thank you!

  39. Jamie 4 years ago

    That felt amazing!!

  40. Kay 1 year ago

    Thank you so very much for this series! It’s challenging but even after 10 days I’m feeling stronger!


    Kay 🙂

    • Elisabeth Callahan 1 year ago

      Hooray! We love hearing this, Kay! Keep going and you’ll see even more positive change. We are cheering for you!!

  41. Karen 10 months ago

    Hi Robin. When I did the first set of leg raises my hip joint wasn’t happy. Is there a way to strengthen that joint so the movement flows better.

  42. Marjorie 5 months ago

    Thanks, these workouts are great! Short, sweet, feel like I did some good for my body. Question: during clamshell, does it matter if up on elbow with head rested on palm, or can head rest on arm extended on mat?
    Best, Marjorie

    • So glad you are enjoying the workouts, Marjorie! For the clamshell, you’re welcome to do either that feels more comfortable for you. 😊

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