Establish a Blueprint for Center
Use the Wall • 12m
Exclusive routine from HIT RESET: Revolutionary Yoga for Athletes!
You are engineered for balance, so it makes sense that you're at your best when you're in balance. Lying down with your feet on the wall mimics standing and gives you the opportunity to observe (without the work of standing and balancing) how your body compensates as you start moving your legs around, yielding powerful insights into your imbalances. Use this self-test from HIT RESET to reestablish a sense of center and practice moving from there, and learn more in the Rediscover Balance chapter of HIT RESET.
- Focus: injury prevention, balance
- Key muscles: hamstrings, hips, back
- When: ongoing self-assessment
- Suggested props: wall, strap
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- Focus: injury prevention, recovery
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- Suggested prop: folded blanket
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