Purpose: Strengthens the back and promotes coordination.


  1. Lie on your front with your legs abducted to hip distance apart and your arms in front of you, shoulder width apart and palms facing down.
  2. Exhale for 5 counts whilst raising your left arm and right leg, keeping your spine extended, your neck long and your chest open.
  3. Inhale for 5 counts to lower the arm and leg.
  4. Repeat the exercise on the opposite arm and leg.

Perform 3 to 6 repetitions on each side. Start with both arms and legs lifted and increase the speed for a more challenging exercise.

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