Despite the Medieval name, Reformer is a very smart and elegant apparatus.
It is a wooden bed with frame. A flat platform is moving on the frame forth and back. We can train the whole-body using loops for hands and feet and a gear bar system with springs as resistance.
The exercises may be easy, basic to advanced, very difficult to acrobatic. The repertoire includes: Footwork, Hundred, Leg circles, Frog, Stomach Massage, Short Box Series, Elephant, Knee Stretches, Running, Pelvic Lift, Arms Supine Series, Arms Rowing Series, Seated Long Box Series & Roll Down Series. There are 32 exercises and more than 50 variations