How to do Side to Side

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low Impact

Target Body Parts: calves, hip flexor, quadriceps

Instructions

Stand with feet together. Keeping your back straight, and hips facing forward, move one foot out to your side, then move the other foot out to the other side so your stance is now wide, then move your feet back to starting position. Keep the movements smooth and fluid without bouncing or bending forward or backward, your breathing should be normal.

How to make Side to Side easier

This exercise can be done seated if balance is compromised.

How to make Side to Side more challenging

This exercise can be done with elastic bands or ankle weights.

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