STRETCH

How to Do

How to Do Single Leg Balance Reach Opposite Side

The single leg balance reach opposite side should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the single leg balance reach opposite side.

Beginning

Beginning Single Leg Balance Reach

With one hand on your hip, balance on your opposite leg with your knee flexed slightly.

Movement

Single Leg Balance Reach Movement

1. To begin the movement, extend your opposite leg behind you putting your hip, knee, and ankle in a straight line. In addition, at the same time raise your free hand and reach outwards in front of you.

2. Hold this final point for a few breaths and then return your leg and arm to the starting position.

3. Repeat as recommended.

Benefits

Single Leg Balance Reach Benefits

Hip stability and glute strength are improved.

Maintains balance and a neutral spine by engaging the core.

Improves body awareness, balance, and coordination.

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