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Fast Fitness - Even More Core With No Forward Bending

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Here is Fast Friday Fitness - build on a previous Fast Fitness for increased strength of body and core. Strengthen almost everything with this fun move.

Fast Fitness - High Core Strength For The New Year showed holding a plank (pushup) position with one leg straight out to the side. Now that you can do that, add more:
  1. Hold a straight pushup position. Keep elbows slightly bent, not locked.
  2. Hold one leg straight out to the side, as if over a bicycle. Point knee and foot to front.
  3. Lift the opposite arm straight out to the other side. Smile. Breathe. Hold as long as you can. Switch sides and repeat.
Don't let your lower spine, leg, or neck droop under your weight. Hold straight.

How to Hold Neutral and Prevent sagging:
See Neutral Spine in Action When Standing and Exercising:


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M.Ed, PhD, FAWM

Dr. Bookspan is an award-winning scientist whose goal is to make exercise easier and healthier.

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