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Exercise of the Week: Plank to Stretch Hamstrings and Calves

Stretching is important to keep limber, warm up muscles before exercise, and also to help relieve tension and improve relaxation. This movement is a great option to stretch the hamstrings and calves. -Start by getting into the push-up position, but walk your hands back towards your feet so your body is in an inverted “V”… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Plank to Stretch Hamstrings and Calves

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Exercise Of The Week: One-Sided Balance Wall Sit

This week’s exercise is a simple variation of a wall sit. Wall sits help strengthen your glutes, quads (front of the thigh), and calves. Like this other variation, if you activate your core, it’ll help strengthen that as well. This version also requires additional balance, as you’ll have moments in each rep where you’re only… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: One-Sided Balance Wall Sit

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Exercise of the Week: Standing Heel Taps

Standing heel taps work your core and legs- and also help you develop your balance. No equipment required- this is another easy exercise that can be completed anywhere. Stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart.Bring one knee up, with your foot angling slightly towards the center of your body. With your opposite hand, reach across… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Standing Heel Taps

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Exercise of the Week: One-Legged Wall Sit

Wall-sits are an easy exercise that can be done anywhere, and don’t require any equipment. They work your glutes, calves, and quads. Wall- sits can also work your core, if you know how to activate it effectively during the exercise. This version also requires additional balance, as you’ll have moments in each rep where you’re… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: One-Legged Wall Sit

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Exercise Of The Week: Single Dumbbell Core Workout

This week's exercise is a great selection to strengthen your core and only requires a single dumbbell or small item (like a can of soup or a water bottle). Keep your core activated throughout the movement. Avoid lifting your head; the movement in this exercise should be from your legs and arms. Start by laying… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Single Dumbbell Core Workout