Crawling is the perfect exercise to reduce pain while walking. See how we do it at Level 3 Fitness.
Can help improve foot, knee, hip, and/or low back pain and many other
bodily dysfunction. Easy to do and extremely helpful for most people.
This exercise can help improve your strength, balance, and overall
efficiency in walking. Each person takes approximately 2-3 million steps
per year. Make sure your body is strong in the walking position for a
lifetime of this most important position.
Single Leg Balance Forward/Backward
Single Leg Balance Rotation
Single Leg Balance Side-to-side
Use your non-weight bearing leg to reach behind you and then transition to reaching your foot in front of you.
Look at one spot ahead (head does not move during this exercise). Rotate
your hips left and right and tap your non-weight bearing leg down near
your end range.
Use your non-weight bearing leg to reach and tap to the left and right of your starting position.
If You Ain't Got Squat,
Then You Ain't Got Squat
3 Planes Step
This a short video on how to move at the hip to minimize low back and knee stress
This is a quick video on our vitally important squat movement. THIS
MOVEMENT IS THE BASIS FOR ALL UPRIGHT FUNCTIONAL AND ATHLETIC
MOVEMENTS...learn to squat
These 6 steps or lunges are the fundamentals of upright movement. You
can expand your range of motion, speed, reps or add reaches (3
dimensional of course)
Single Leg Balance with Head Rotation
Side Of Hip Foam Roller
Posterior Hip Foam Roller
Great balance exercise when rehabbing foot/knee/hip injuries or used as a preventative exercise to increase functional balance.
The side of our hips have short, strong, and often imbalanced muscles.
Foam rolling here can help improve IT Band issues, low back, SI Joint,
and many other common ailments. Breathe and spend an extra minute
visiting with your Gluteus medius.
Foam rolling this area can be extremely helpful with improving low
back/SI joint/ and/or hip pain and dysfunction. Try to keep good head-shoulder posture and breathe as you roll this region. There are
multiple layers of muscle tissue here so try to roll at different angles
Quads - Foam Roller
Thoracic Spine - Foam Roller
Foam Roller Exercise For Improving Posture
Foam rolling the quads and IT Band. Breathe. Often tender the first few
times trying this (you will feel the difference and its worth it!).
This overworked and large muscle group could really use your attention
if knee and/or low back issues are in your way.
This exercise can help increase mobility in the the thoracic spice;
which plays an important role in our low back and neck health and is an
often overlooked area of the body. Be sure to support your head and
breathe throughout. Knees bent, feet flat on the ground hip width
This simple exercise can be very effective at alleviating posture
imbalance caused from sitting too much. Lie face up and breathe for 1-5
minutes each day or after any long duration sitting activity (work,
driving, tv, movie). Knees bent, feet flat on the floor. Arm out to the
side, palms up.