Virtual Fitness: TRX Suspension Pike

Advanced Core Strengthening Exercise
Prerequisite: Ability to perform the Sliding Pike before attempting TRX Suspension Pike. Sliding Pike is an all fours floor exercise, using sliding equipment under each foot, or under both hands and feet.
Exercise Benefits: Strengthens abdominals, quadriceps, core stabilizers.

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

Virtual Fitness: Six Minute Standing Abdominal Workout

No Equipment Needed For This Ab Strengthening Routine

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

Virtual Fitness: Side Lying Hip Lift

The Side Lying Hip Lift is a bodyweight exercise that strengthens the outer hip.
Only the top leg moves during the exercise. The ability to maintain a steady upper body, also strengthens the core muscles. Shoulders remain in place.
Modification: If you wobble during the exercise, or if your shoulders rise up, bend the bottom knee into a 90 degree angle. 3) Lean against a wall.

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider

Virtual Yoga: Bridge Pose

Bridge Pose

Yoga Bridge is a bodyweight strengthening exercise that works the gluteals and hamstrings.

Instructions: Lie on your mat with feet hip width, fingers interlaced. Exhale and slowly lift up off the mat. Inhale while moving downward to start position. In the up position, your body forms a straight line from knees to shoulders.
Variations: 1) Place both arms alongside body with palms down. 2) Place both arms alongside your head with palms facing up, elbows straight.
Modification: If you can’t lift as high as shown in the video, lift up until you reach the limit of your strength, and then return to start position. Move slowly throughout the pose.

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider