Single Leg Balance Reach Frontal

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Single Leg Balance Reach Frontal

The single leg balance reach frontal 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 frontal.

Beginning

Beginning Single Leg Balance Reach Frontal

1. Find your stabilizing leg and bend your knee to begin a single leg balance reach.

2. Raise your other foot a couple inches off the ground.

Movement

Single Leg Balance Reach Frontal Movement

1. Reach forward, back, and across to the side with the leg that has the foot slightly off the ground.

2. As many times as you can, do this. The muscles in your stabilizing leg will work and burn. Spread your toes out or, if you're barefoot, try to grip the floor to improve your balance.

3. Rep the single leg balance reach with the equal number of reps on the other leg. This will prevent imbalances caused by putting more weight on one leg than the other.

Benefits

Single Leg Balance Reach Frontal Benefits

Single-leg balance is a foundation for your child's development of more sophisticated skills as they get older. Kicking a ball, hopping, and skipping are examples of these talents. Single leg balancing is also utilized for utilitarian activities like putting on pants/shoes and walking into and out of the bathtub/shower.

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