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Bent Over Balance Touch, One-Legged

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Human
muscles:Lower BackMuscle, HamstringsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
synergists:Rectus AbdominisMuscle, ObliquesMuscle, QuadricepsMuscle, AdductorsMuscle, AbductorsMuscle, CalvesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (5)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • stand on one leg
  • the other leg slightly touches the floor and is diagonally behind the supporting leg
  • the arms hang down at the sides

Correct Execution

  • tilt the body forward from hip up
  • to keep the balance, stretch back the free leg
  • hold the body straight while you try to touch the floor or the foot with the hand (same side like free leg)
  • come back to the starting position slowly
  • do not touch the ground with the free foot while you do several reps
  • switch sides and do the same number of reps with the other side

tips for the workout

  1. it becomes more difficult, if you do it on an unstable tool like bosu ball
  2. additionally, you can use weights like in the One-Legged Deadlift, if you have some