2 Exercises for a Higher Front Extension

Posted on 23 August 2015

FLEXISTRETCHER SCISSORS

SETUP:

Lie on your back. Hold the Flexistretcher by the elastic shoulder-width apart and pull your hands away from each other to create a resistance. Bring your arms are straight up toward the sky with the strap right over your chest.

ACTION:

  1. Extend legs toward the sky and lift your head and shoulders up off the mat. Reach toward your legs and gaze in at your belly button.
  2. Lower one leg down to a high diagonal and lift the other leg higher to touch the elastic.
  3. Hit the elastic twice with the leg up, while the other reaches long.
  4. Switch legs and hit the elastic twice while keeping your arms in a fixed position.

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FRONT D ÉVELOPP É WITH THE FLXBALL 

SETUP:

Place the FLX Ball under your bottom ankle with top leg stacked on top of bottom leg in a ballet fifth position.

ACTION:

  1.  Press down on ball and lift hips off of the floor.
  2. Begin by bending the top leg into a passe and developpe the leg in front of you.
  3. Focus is on the bottom leg making sure it is active and engaged for the duration of the exercise.

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