Mind Body Pilates Challenge // Day 4

Hi Beauties!

Today I’m leading you through a 15-minute Pilates workout utilizes light weights to build strength and improve muscle tone.

Weights are totally optional – feel free to improvise by using water bottles or cans of soup if you don’t have weights at home!

For our Mindfulness Assignment, we’ll be focusing on stopping the runaway train of negative thoughts that is getting in the way of your ability to make progress. Watch the video to the very end – this one small change has the power to change your life. 


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What I’m Wearing:

Zella Epic Clean Block Ankle Leggings // Zella Bri Lite Camisole

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  1. Diane Gissing 10 months ago

    Great work outs thank you

  2. Cindy 10 months ago

    I wanted to do some arm work after the last session, previous to this one , so it was great to do this one with weights! Thanks!

  3. rbonyngeot 10 months ago

    Day 1 ✅
    Day 2 ✅
    Day 3 ✅
    Day 4✅
    Thanks for starting my day off relaxed and in a positive frame of mind with strategies to maintain it.

    • RB 10 months ago

      I’ve loved each work out but have especially enjoyed the one today with weights – thank you

    • Elisabeth Callahan 10 months ago

      Awesome! Great job!! 🙂

  4. Cheryl Westrick 10 months ago

    Great morning workout and great motivation!

  5. Donna 10 months ago

    Another routine finished. Thanks.

    • Betty Phillips 10 months ago

      I am loving these 15 min workout! 5hanks so much.

  6. Nilaja Whitaker 10 months ago

    LoVed 💕🙏🏾 Day 4! Needed the light weights!!🙌🏾 Thanks Robin!

  7. Helenor 10 months ago

    Good workout found today little bit harder but made it to the end. thanks Robin😘X

  8. KIM GUARINO 10 months ago

    Yes I am thoroughly enjoying these daily workouts. Thank you

  9. Jackie Brennan 10 months ago

    Caught up today. Did manage to do day 1 but missed the others, so have started again & just completed all the days 1-4. Just watched your question & answer but feeling good at 68yrs. Thank you x

  10. Brenda 10 months ago

    Wow! Those opposite leg and arm exercises were an eye opener to my balance! Just getting into position was a challenge! Thank you for a great day for and the mindless reminder for getting rid of that negative self talk!!

    • Callie 10 months ago

      I’m so not limber workout number 4 was tough I kept loosing my balance ugh.

      • Elisabeth Callahan 10 months ago

        That’s okay, Callie! Progress not perfection. Stick with it and you will see improved strength and ability. Keep going! We are cheering you on!!

  11. Diane 10 months ago

    Day 4 done. Really enjoyed this one. Love the mindfulness assignment for today.

  12. Amber 10 months ago

    Another great workout, thank you Robin.
    Challenging at the end. 🙂

  13. Janet 10 months ago

    Enjoy doing theses workouts. Really liked doing today’s! Challenging but felt great. Really needed the mindfulness thought for today.

  14. Isabel 10 months ago

    Day 4 done! Enjoyed today’s workout, balancing was a challenge but I did it!!

  15. Annatjie 10 months ago

    Today was tough! 😀 still enjoying it though.

  16. Kirsty 10 months ago

    Loved Day 4.My arms are feeling it 😊

  17. Rachelle 10 months ago

    Day 4 is was great, I enjoyed it. I have been really enjoying starting my morning with your 15 min workout! thank you!

  18. Kelly Stephens 10 months ago

    Loved this work out today! Thank you so much I feel amazing.

  19. Lilly Petru 10 months ago

    Day 4-Another great work out. Thank you

  20. Anna 10 months ago

    Day 4 was great, like adding the weights. Thanks Robin!

    • Kathy in the UK 10 months ago

      Plagued with technical difficulties my 15 min workout lasted about 40 mins lol….think I definitely did EXTRA as the video kept going backwards 😋
      I have had sooooo many distractions today it’s been difficult to focus and get down on that mat. Glad I have.
      That’s something to feel positive about x

      • Elisabeth Callahan 10 months ago

        So sorry to hear this, Kathy. But way to go getting the workout done! We are cheering you on! 🙂

  21. Deb 10 months ago

    Absolutely fabulous workouts! Thank you so much <3

  22. Becky 10 months ago

    Love these and the motivation you give us!! Thank you!!

    • Denise 10 months ago

      Great balance work!

  23. Lena O'Reilly 10 months ago

    Great strong challenge today I really felt the movements. Great challenges loving these 15 minute sessions. Thank you lena

  24. Anita Stugelmeyer 10 months ago

    Great workout. Pushed me a little but that’s ok. I’m not sure about my form but will keep going. Thank you!🧘‍♀️

    Oops— accidentally pushed the thumb down and can’t delete it! Sorry. Should have been a thumb up👍

  25. Jolene 10 months ago

    Day 1 through 4 and feeling great!!! I’m so happy I joined the challenge!!! Love the mindful challenges too!!! Thank you, Robin❤️

    • Elisabeth Callahan 10 months ago

      We’re so glad you’re here, Jolene! Great job getting the workouts done! 🙂

  26. Elizabeth Urban 10 months ago

    Great workout. I like the extra challenge with the weights!

  27. June 10 months ago

    Thanks for workout………very hard!!! as

  28. Maz 10 months ago

    Found this one routine to be the hardest yet but did my best and stuck with it. So glad I did. Couldn’t complete the sit ups from lying down but give it a good go. Really enjoying the challenge thanks again you are amazing xx

  29. Sue Slater 10 months ago

    Day 4 achieve first attempt on balance bit wobbly second attempt on the other side better

    Cannot believe I have done this still so day 5 ready

  30. Heather MacKenzie 10 months ago

    day 4 done

  31. Linda 10 months ago

    Good work out but found the last exercise difficult couldn’t raise my arm without toppling over. So couldn’t move elbow to knee just raised my legs. Still feel like I’ve worked out though

  32. Elisha 10 months ago

    Another great workout. I have challenged myself to do the workout from the previous day prior to completing the current day’s workout. So far, so good. I notice I begin to wobble when I stop focusing on my core, and the muscles being used during the exercise. Really need to stay ‘in the moment’ with pilates!

  33. Vicki Jacklin 10 months ago

    Day 4 complete

  34. Julia 10 months ago

    Phew that was bit more of a challenge but happy I’ve completed it and definitely feeling it in my muscles 😀. From yesterday’s mindfulness reminder, I’m grateful I signed up for this 10 day pilates it’s having the desired effect 👍👍

  35. Cindy L Bass 10 months ago

    Day 4✓
    Loved it..last side crunches a killer!

  36. Linda Phillips 10 months ago

    I was determined to do my workout, so at 11.30pm, I’ve just done it. This has been my favourite so far. I do feel stronger in my abdominal area. Thank you, great workoutt.

  37. Marilyn 10 months ago

    Day 4 is the best so far. Love the weights integrated into the workout💖

  38. katherine Sullivan 10 months ago

    That was a great workout today.

  39. Margie 10 months ago

    Feeling great. I missed day 3 last night. But tonight , I made up day 3 and 4. Back on track. Ready for day 5! Loving the challenge , it motivates me!

  40. Wendy 10 months ago

    Just finished a wobbly day 4. Definite issues with my balance. Although the second side was better! Practice will help I’m guessing.

  41. Marisa Lomuto Denham 10 months ago

    I love your workouts. I am not giving up. A suggestion though to have us start with the left side first ( cause that’s the weaker side) and then when we do the right side it will feel so easy! Xo

  42. Angela 10 months ago

    Different muscles are getting sore each day! Thank you….I think 🙂

  43. Pam 10 months ago

    Missed 3 yesterday and was not happy about it so did 3 and 4 today ..I love these workouts ..not too long and feel it areas I forgot about …also the mindful ideas are so motivating

  44. Ivonne 10 months ago

    Great workout! I have noticed a small difference in me TODAY!

  45. Jan 10 months ago

    Another awesome workout! Thank you!

  46. Alison 10 months ago

    Hard! But I did some of it and got to use my pink 2lb weights that I never use.

  47. Julie Woodhouse 10 months ago

    Days 1 to 5 complete. Definitely discovering which bits of my body just don’t connect! Can’t believe the difference between right and left in mobility. Right side in Day 4 just couldn’t achieve. BUT negative to positive at least I’m still trying.

    • Elisabeth Callahan 10 months ago

      Yay, Julie! Great reframe and amazing job continuing. Keep up the good work! Just do what you can and have grace for the rest. 🙂

  48. Dawnn Mclaughlin 10 months ago

    Thank you for adding the weights, I have been unable to workout in awhile and in four days I feel refreshed and healthier.

  49. artisto 10 months ago

    I like your bird dog series with weights

  50. Marcie 10 months ago

    I am back, missed day 4 and 5 because was on the road…..but I am home and got back to it. I feel so much better when I am able to do this.!!!!

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