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Leg Pull L1        


P
rimary Movers:
 
 

Deltoids (shoulders), Pectorals (chest)

Stabiliser Muscles:
 

Transverse Abdominals, Rotator Cuff
Level of Difficulty:  (5/10)

Scale 5

Frequency:
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  8-10 Repetitions

 Instructions 

  • Lying on your front raise your chest and bring your forearms to rest on the floor underneath with the elbows sat beneath the shoulders.
  • Activate the pelvic floor and TVA and take a breath to prepare.
  • As you exhale lift the hips off the floor by pressing the pubic bone against the floor.
  • When ready gently lower to starting position

 Teaching Points  

  • Use your core strength to hold the position
  • Keep tension out of the lower back
  • Use a normal breathing pattern
  • Keep the hips still
  • To make the exercises easier drop your knees onto the floor
  • Ensure that a straight line exists from the heels through to the shoulders