Knee strengtheners

Knee strengtheners To strengthen the key front-​of-​leg (thigh) muscles that sup­port and pro­tect your knee joints. Regular prac­tice should help gradu­ally to reduce pain, grind­ing or click­ing in your knee and feel­ings of instabil­ity when you bend. It will also start the strength­en­ing pro­cess for very weak leg muscles and pro­tect against joint wear and tear...
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Leg lifts, lying

To strengthen the muscles at the back of your legs and up into your but­tocks. Everyday bene­fits include mak­ing it easier to walk prop­erly, tak­ing strain off your lower back and redu­cing back pain. You can stand for longer without leg or back ache, climb stairs more eas­ily and stand from sit­ting with less effort...
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Lower abs strengtheners, lying

Lower abs strengtheners, lying To strengthen your lower abdom­inal muscle — one of the body’s key “core sta­bil­ity” muscles. Benefits include improved sup­port for your lower back, redu­cing back pain and help­ing you to sit upright for longer; sup­port and pro­tec­tion for your back whenever you are car­ry­ing loads; bet­ter bal­ance and pos­ture...
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Lower back relaxation — crook lie

This is not an exer­cise, but a rest­ing pos­i­tion in which you can gain tem­por­ary relief from per­sist­ent lower back pain...
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Lunges

Lunges To strengthen all the big muscles of the legs and but­tocks. Especially good for knee con­di­tion­ing. Everyday bene­fits include being able to lower down to pick some­thing up off the floor or tie shoe-​laces, doing an emer­gency stop to pre­vent a trip turn­ing into a fall, and get­ting safely down to and up from the floor...
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Obliques strengtheners, standing

Obliques strengtheners, standing To start strength­en­ing the side-​bend and twist­ing muscles of the waist, which are essen­tial for daily activ­it­ies includ­ing shower­ing and dry­ing your­self, fasten­ing your seat-​belt in a car, unpack­ing shop­ping or other objects...
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One-​leg squat

One-leg squat To strengthen all the ‘sit­ting and stand­ing’ muscles of the leg and but­tocks. Especially good for knee-​muscle con­di­tion­ing. Will improve bal­ance and teach the brain and body how to cor­rectly pos­i­tion knees and ankles when bend­ing...
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Pelvic floor conditioning

To strengthen the web of muscles and tis­sues that keep you in con­trol of when you go to the loo, help­ing to reduce or even reverse leaks of urine and incon­tin­ence...
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Pelvic tilts and why they matter

Pelvic tilts help to keep the low back free from muscle strain and help pre­vent a build-​up of pres­sure on sens­it­ive nerves. Learning how to keep your pel­vis mobile can help reduce back ache, sci­atic pain, hip pain and long-​term stiff­ness...
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Pendulum arm circles

To ease up move­ment in your arm after an injury such as a broken col­lar bone, shoulder muscle tear, dis­lo­ca­tion or a frozen shoulder which has star­ted to unfreeze...
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