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Arm and Leg Extension on Knees

Angle-Based Images: Arm And Leg Extension On Knees Video
Angle-Based Images: Arm And Leg Extension On Knees Video
Angle-Based Images: Arm And Leg Extension On Knees Video
Angle-Based Images: Arm And Leg Extension On Knees Video
Angle-Based Images: Arm And Leg Extension On Knees Video
Arm and Leg Extension on Knees: Step 1
Step 1 Prop yourself on your hands and knees. Align your knees under your hips and place your hands under your shoulders.
Arm and Leg Extension on Knees: Step 2
Step 2 Pull your abs in to stabilize your torso as you extend your right hand and left foot out along the floor until they're straight.
Arm and Leg Extension on Knees: Step 3
Step 3 Lift your right arm and left leg as high as you can while maintaining a stable torso.
Arm and Leg Extension on Knees: Step 4
Step 4 Lower your arm and leg, returning it to the start position.
Arm and Leg Extension on Knees: Step 5
Step 5 Switch sides.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Use your exhalation to deepen the abdominal contraction while extending your leg and arm away from each other.

Benefits

Develops core strength while increasing balance and teaching shoulder stabilization.

Modifications

To modify, raise only your leg off the floor, then only your arm, and continue lifting only one limb at a time. For an advanced version, practice this move while in a plank pose with your legs placed wide apart.

Related Exercises

  • Balance Exercises
  • Core Exercises
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