"The Swimmer" on the Balance Board

Description:

This exercise is good for increasing overall back strength.

Instructions:

1

Lie with your stomach on the balance board and your toes on the floor. Bring your hand up over your head - your head should not be touching the floor. Keep your belly button pulled in at all times.

2

From this position, bring your elbows down toward your feet, squeezing your shoulder blades together at the same time. You should feel like you are performing a breaststroke-type movement. Repeat this movement 10-15 times, rest, then repeat if desired.

3

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