6 moves to make your Anzac march easier.

6 moves to make your Anzac march easier.

April 23, 2014 Fun Run Adelaide Getting Results Uncategorized 0

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Anzac DayOur Exercise Physiologist Louanna has put together some simple steps and stretches to help you through Fridays Anzac Day march.

 

STANDING MARCHING

Stand up tall with your feet shoulder width apart.  Lift one leg up (knee bent), hold for 5 seconds and then relax.  Ensure that your back stays straight during the exercise.  Try 10 on one leg and then 10 on the other leg.

HAMSTRING CURL

Stand up tall with your feet shoulder width apart.  Keep your thigh in line with your other leg, and bend your knee, bringing your foot behind you.  Hold for 5 seconds and then relax.  Ensure you keep tall during the exercise and don’t lean forward.  Try 10 on one leg and then 10 on the other leg.

 

CALF RAISES

Stand tall with your feet shoulder width apart.  Push up on your toes.  Hold for 5 seconds and then relax.  Try 10 to 15 times.

 

HAMSTRING STRETCH

Sit tall in a chair with one leg out straight and toe pointing to the ceiling.  Look straight ahead and slide hands down the straight leg, until you feel a stretch in the back of your leg.  Hold for 30 seconds and then swap legs.

 

QUADRICEPS STRETCH

Bend your knee and hold your foot with your hands.  Feel the stretch down the front of your thigh.  Make sure your knees are touching.  Hold for 30 seconds and then swap legs.

 

CALF STRETCH

Stand with one foot in front of the other, front knee bent and back knee straight.  Have your hands against the wall and push hips forward.  Keep your back foot flat on the ground and feel the stretch in the calf of the straight leg.    Hold for 30 seconds and then swap legs.

 

 

On behalf of Funlife Fitness Centre we would like to wish you all the best for your march and thank you for your services to our country.

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