Exercise of the Week

Exercise of the Week:Lat Pull with Hip Extension-Stand in a split stance with your front leg bearing most of your weight (“kick-stand the back leg”). Hold onto the handles and choke up on the tube to create tension between your hands, begin the lat pull. Add in a hip extension and hold it to incorporate balance for core work. To take it a step further, draw the elevated leg in towards the torso. Repeat on other leg.

 

 

CLICK HERE to watch a video of this exercise!
CUES:
  • Pull shoulders away from the ears
  • Keep core engaged throughout by drawing belly button towards the spine
  • BREATHE
MODIFICATIONS:
  • For a less intense version, don’t use tubing or perform with just upper or lower body instead of both together.
The Prenatal “Why” of his Exercise-The upper and lower body strength gained will benefit her when caring for her newborn baby.

 

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