Bosu ball squats with alternating lateral leg raise
- Improves strength and definition in quadriceps/top of the upper thigh.
- Improves strength and definition in hamstrings/bottom of the upper thigh.
- Improves coordination in lower body.
- Improves strength/definition in adductors/outside of hip.
- Improves stability in the ankle/knee.
- No excessive tension in front of pelvis, hamstrings/back of the upper thigh, and/or calves.
- Must be able to perform classic squat with proper posture.
- Must be able to perform classic lying lateral leg raise with good posture.
- Begin with the feet straight/shoulder width on top of the BOSU ball.
- Hold arms straight in front of the body for stability.
- Breathing in, squat down and hold position (knees at 60 degrees).
How to Do:
- Breathing out, stand up and and raise one of your legs laterally with a straight knee.
- Pause at the top of the movement.
- Breathing in, simultaneously lower raised leg, and squat back down to original position. Alternate and repeat.
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