Strengthen your core, and stretch your back, hips, and legs with the October five exercises.
Each month I offer five exercises to improve your strength, balance, flexibility and mobility. Can you do one minute of each of this month's Five today? To see these in person join an ongoing class, or schedule a private session with me.
These photos and descriptions are meant to remind you of moves we have done together. Please see your medical professional prior to beginning a new exercise program.
The September Five exercises for back strength, standing balance, core strength, and flexibility.
Try these single sided strength and balance exercises to build symmetry, and increase body awareness.
BACK 1) Bear Crawl From hands and knees, lift your knees and “crawl” forward moving opposite arm and leg. Now try crawling backwards. Core strength, shoulder and hip mobility, coordination. 2) Side Plank: Start in hands and knees, or plank position. Turn to your torso to your left, lift left arm to the ceiling. You […]
BACK 1) Tai Chi Twist: Stand with feet about hip distance apart. Swing your arms from side to side, allowing your shoulders, hips, and legs to move. Spine twist. Ankle, hip and shoulder mobility. 2) Calf Raise: Stand on a yoga block. Slowly lift and lower your heels ten times. Strengthens whole posterior chain – […]