Getting to the Core

"Bird Dog"

Works the core, improves balance.

Bird Dog

Follow these simple instructions:

Get down on the floor on all fours, with hands firmly placed on the ground, shoulder-length apart. Back must be straight and head aligned with neck and back.

Point one arm out straight in front and extend the opposite leg to the rear. Hold the position for 10 seconds, then return hands and knees to original position.

Repeat movement using the opposite side. Complete 30 repetitions.

(Leg weights are optional.) This exercise should be performed at least three times a week.

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Clicking or catching sensation

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