2-3 times per week
Lower Back, Knees, Legs, Hamstrings
Take into consideration if you have a knee or back injury. You must make sure that there is a go signal from your doctor to push through with this kind of exercise. If you choose to take both up at the same time, you’ll be needing more strength from your abdomen while doing it one at a time is more safer especially for people with back problems.
Number of Reps and/or Length of Time
10 secs hold
Repeat 3 times
20 secs hold
Repeat 4 times
30 secs hold
Repeat 5 times
Lie on your back with in a supine position. Legs straight and place feet flat on the floor..
Slowly bend one knee and raise enough so you can hold your lower leg with both hands.
Lock your hands to hold the knee in position.
Gently pull your bent knee or knees toward your trunk, using your hands.
While you’re pulling, try to relax your legs, pelvis and low back as much as you can.
Hold for a few seconds.
Return your leg to the floor.
Repeat on the other side.
Choose a fitness regime that fits into your lifestyle. Though do try to make it at least 4 vigorous sessions of a minimum of 30 minutes each.
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