Exercise #1429

Single Leg Stretch

1 min - Exercise
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Description

also known as One Leg Stretch

Muscle Focus: Abdominals.

Objective: Strengthen abdominals and stabilize Powerhouse.

Start Position: Curl your head and shoulders off the Mat, bend both knees into your chest, and extend one leg straight as you place both hands on the opposite shin. Outside hand places near your ankle, inside hand places near your knee.

Movement: Switch your legs, extending your opposite leg straight and pulling the opposite knee into your hands. Continue switching legs.

Precautions: Keep the pelvis and upper body stable as you switch between legs. Proper placement of the the hands on the shins will ensure that the knees are tracking safely into the chest.
What You'll Need: Mat

About This Video

Transcript

Let's take a look at the Single Leg Stretch. The purpose of the exercise is to build strength in the abdominal muscles and stabilize the shape, again, of the spine. So I'd like you to bend your knees,...

Comments

All of the single mat videos I can not see! :(
I can hear you..
Tina ~ Thank you for your forum post. I have sent you an email with suggestions that my help you view the videos. I hope they help.
can't watch this because the image is locked but sound coming through. Have tried refreshing but now have no image and no sound!
linda....you may have too many other programs open. try closing all others out and start again......does that work?
Linda ~ I'm sorry you were having trouble with this video. I have sent you an email with a few options that may help.
Beautiful form.

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