Let’s Work Your Legs
Discover how to boost your leg strength without squats, even with limited mobility! In the video linked above and the article below, we’ll guide you through an accessible and effective leg exercise that caters to your unique needs. Say goodbye to squats and hello to a stronger, more confident you!
Leg Press 101
The leg press is a super effective and gentle way to strengthen your legs with limited mobility. As noted in the video above, one of the great things about the leg press is that you can load the machine without any weight at all. This allows you to still work the knee joint through a good range of motion, even if you can’t do a full bodyweight squat! Make sure when you are doing the leg press machine to not fully straighten your knees, as this could lead to hyperextending them. Also, make sure to control the movement the entire time, as this gives the best muscle and strength work in your knee, hip, and ankle joints. Feel free to check out the video linked above for a full video commentary of myself working with one of my clients in this machine.
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Modified Lunges 101 Lunges are a great exercise to strengthen your quads, glutes, and your entire lower body. Unfortunately, it takes quite a bit of mobility to do a full lunge to depth, for individuals with limited mobility. Todays article, in addition to the video above, will briefly detail how I help individuals work their…
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