One Leg Stand - Bodyweight

Other types of One Leg Stand: Stability Ball


  • Stand with your feet underneath your hips and abdominals engaged. Place your hands on your hips. Lengthen your legs and spine so that you stand as tall as possible.

  • Slowly shift your weight to your right foot and lift the left foot. Try to hold your balance for as long as you can. Repeat on other leg.

  • Hips 

  • TIP: Push your foot into the floor in the tripod position (weight evenly distributed between your big toe, little toe, and heel) and push your leg straight.


Variations for One Leg Stand

  • Intermediate One Leg Stand

    Look right and left for another challenge. If that is easy, try doing the movement with your eyes closed.

  • 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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