3. Squat with Kick-Back:

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How to Do:

  • Stand with your legs shoulder-width apart.
  • Sit back to a squat, bringing your fists close to your chin.
  • Then bring your left leg straight behind you while extending your arms forward.
  • Return to the squat position, then repeat on the other side.
  • Continue alternating sides for one minute.
  • As you squat, remember to keep your weight back on your heels.
  • When extending the leg behind you, keep your hips square don’t twist them toward the side.

4. Clams:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your side on the floor with your legs together, knees bent and with your head, shoulders, bottom and heels touching the floor.
  • Open your top knee towards the roof to full rotation while keeping the heels connected.
  • Repeat up and down for one minute.
  • Repeat the exercise but begin with both heels lifted to the level of your top hip for one minute.

5. Pivoting Curtsy Lunge:

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How to Do:

  • Standing with feet hip-width apart, step your right foot diagonally behind you and into a 7 o’clock position.
  • Bend both knees so you’re in a lunge stance.
  • Lean your torso forward 30 degrees and pulse up and town 10-15 times.
  • Straighten the body and pivot 180 degrees so your right foot comes to the front. Again, lower into a lunge.
  • Pulse up and down 10-15 times on each side to complete one set; do 3 sets.
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