Purpose: Strengthens the back and promotes coordination.
- 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.
- Exhale for 5 counts whilst raising your left arm and right leg, keeping your spine extended, your neck long and your chest open.
- Inhale for 5 counts to lower the arm and leg.
- 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.