Core Exercise to Strengthen Your Abdominal Muscles

More stability in the lower spine will make standing and walking easier for longer. See this video for an exercise you can do at home.

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WEAK ABDOMINAL MUSCLES

Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: More stability in the lower spine to ease standing and walking.
    More stability in lower spine diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Lie on your back with your knees bent.
    Lie on back with knees bent position - Elastoplast
  3. Movement: Lift your right leg at the hip to a right
    angle. Bend your lower leg at the knee to a right angle. Press your left hand firmly against your knee while keeping your abdominal muscles firmly tight. Hold this position for 10 seconds. Repeat 5 times on each side.
    Bend of lower leg position - Elastoplast
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Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

For further information regarding Elastoplast products, please contact us via email on anz.consumerservices@beiersdorf.com. Carefully read the instructions for use given in our products‘ packages.

Core Exercise to Strengthen Your Abdominal Muscles - Exercise Video