Exercises

Quadriped Exercise

Superman
Superman

superman


Goal:


-This core-strength exercise, called the superman, can help strengthen your lower back.

Procedure:

-Lie on your stomach with a rolled towel or a small pillow under your hips to support your back.
-You might also use a folded towel to support your head.
-Tighten your abdominal muscles.
-Raise your right arm off the floor (A).
-Hold for three deep breaths.
-Lower your right arm and repeat with your left arm.
-Raise your right leg off the floor (B).
-Hold for three deep breaths.
-Lower your right leg and repeat with your 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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