One legged Squat

Following on from last month with another squat! This month we have the joys of one legged squats. These are so good for strengthening the supporting ankle joint and hamstrings.

Start in Mountain. Bring the right leg above the left knee. Exhale and encourage the left knee to drop out heavily to the side thereby giving you a nice stretch in the glutes too. Each time you breathe out see if you can go a little lower. You can gently rest the forearms on the raised leg to increase the hip opening. You can hold for a few breaths and raise yourself upright before repeating aim to do twelve.

If this causes any pain to your knee joint then stop immediately.IMG_0837

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