Intermediate One Leg Stand



  • Stand on both feet hip width apart. Place your hands on your hips.

  • Lift one foot, placing your free foot in the air next to the other ankle. With your hands on your hips, or extended out from your shoulders for balance assistance, change your focus from straight forward to looking down at the floor. Slowly change your focus to the ceiling trying to maintain your balance.

  • None

  • Hips 

  • Gluteus Medius, Gluteus Minimus

  • TIP: Keep the front of your hips long and your glutes contracted. Maintain neutral pelvis and engaged abdominals, lifting out of your spine to stand as tall as possible.


Variations for Intermediate One Leg Stand

  • One Leg Stand

    You can do this anywhere since no equipment is needed. It is important for anyone to be able to do in order to move through their day unrestricted.

  • Heel Dips

    Try doing this knee bend without holding on to anything for more challenge.

  • Advanced One Leg Stand

    Try doing this with your foot higher to challenge yourself.

 

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