Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Leg Lift Using An Exercise Ball

This week's exercise is a leg lift using an exercise ball. This will help build abdominal and lower back strength. Lie face up with your legs straight and an exercise ball between your ankles. Raise your shoulders and head slightly off the floor and keep your arms out by your sides with hands just off… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Leg Lift Using An Exercise Ball

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Exercise Of The Week: Lat Extensions Using Resistance Bands

This week we'll continue using the resistance bands with a door anchor. This exercise, the straight-arm lat extension can be done either standing or kneeling. Kneeling allows for isolation of the latissimus dorsi muscle (see image below). SET UP Anchor: Secure the band(s) to the door with the door anchor at the top of the door.… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Lat Extensions Using Resistance Bands

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Exercise Of The Week: Hamstring Stretch

This week's exercise stretches the hamstrings and calves. Start by lying flat on the ground on your back, with your legs out straight. Keep your lower back on the ground, and slowly raise one leg up, (keeping the leg straight). You can reach with your arms, and carefully pull the leg towards you for a… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Hamstring Stretch

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Exercise Of The Week

Wall sits are an excellent way to build strength in the thighs, hips, calves, and lower abdominals. We recommend that you ease into this exercise, gradually adding more time, and lowering yourself on the wall, until your stamina improves. As always, please check with your provider before beginning any new exercise, especially if you have… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week

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Weekly Exercise: Starting Off July With A Stretch

Exercise and stretching are effective ways to combat stress and also build strength and agility. Today, we're sharing a stretch that you can easily do before getting ready for the day, or even just before bed to help unwind. Please make sure to check with your provider before starting any new exercise regimen to avoid… Continue reading Weekly Exercise: Starting Off July With A Stretch