Purpose: Ā Strength – Core and Lumbar Spine




Exercise Description


  1. Resting on your hands and knees
  2. Hands directly under shoulders, knees under hips and hip distance apart
  3. Shoulders stabilised
  4. Spine in neutral
  5. Core stability muscles engaged
  6. Inhale to prepare
  7. Exhale and slide the foot in a straight line away from body when fully extended lift leg from the floor
  8. Inhale and return leg to start position and switch legs
  9. Repeat x 12


Watch Out Points


  1. Keep core engaged
  2. Keep shoulders stabilised
  3. Make sure you bring knee back to same place hip width apart
  4. Do not put all your weight through your static knee equal the weight across to the opposite arm
  5. Keep stable through spine


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