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Functional Progression: True Core Strength

This simple exercise highlights an easy way to begin building core strength long term! Drs. Kyle and Erica use this position to help relieve symptoms such as: low back pain, diastasis, shoulder and hip pain, truly most obstacles can be helped with adding core stability.
Find the start position for functional progression one on your back, legs raised and arm raised as if you were holding a physio ball.
Remember the focus is on stability in your core as you extend one extremity at a time arms and then legs building up to extending one arm and leg together.
Maintain intra-abdominal pressure and breathe out , making sure that your back does not come off the floor or the mat. Remember that our focus is on our core and the stability there the entire time, the movement and the extremities is a bonus!

 

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