Exercises

Quadriped Exercise

Modified plank
Modified plank

modified plank


Goal:

-Exercise to improve your core strength.

Procedure:

-Lie on your stomach.
-Raise yourself up so that you're resting on your forearms and your knees.
-Align your head and neck with your back, and place your shoulders directly above your elbows.
-Tighten your abdominal muscles.
-Raise your right arm off the floor (A). Hold for three deep breaths. Repeat with your left arm.
-Raise your right leg off the floor (B). Hold for three deep breaths. Repeat with your left leg.
-For added challenge, raise your left arm and your right leg at the same time. Repeat with your right arm and left leg.







                                               Notes:


-Do not do the exercises unless advised by your doctor.
-Repetitions of each exercise depend on your tolerance and condition, usually between 30-50 times.
-If you feel any pain while doing the exercises stop and ask your doctor.







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