This exercise stretches your hip and thigh muscles and strengthens
your arm and leg muscles.
- Bring the bottoms of your feet together, then
draw them as close to your body as you can.
- Cup your hands under
- Press your knees toward the floor. At the same time,
resist that force by pulling upward with your hands. Do this while slowly
counting to 3. Relax.
- Gradually increase the number of presses
you do each day. A good goal is 10 times, twice daily.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||July 23, 2012|