• Here are some exercises to practice with your family.

    The New Exercise Page

    The “100” Exercise:
    An abdominal strengthening exercise, students curl shoulders and head up as their arms go up and down by their side.

    The "100" Exercise

    The Plank:
    Students balance on forearms and toes to create a "table top" line with their shoulders, back and legs.  This is also an abdominal exercise to help with the correct position in a push up.

    Table Top Exercise

    Opposite Curl Ups:

    The Students lays on their back, hands behind their head, knees bent and feet on the floor.  Student takes right knee pulling it in to the left elbow.  Repeat on the other side. (Picture 1 below)  Advance method is to keep one leg straight and elevated off the floor while pulling other knee into the opposite elbow. (Picture 2 below)

    Opposite Curl Ups          Challenge Opposite Curl Ups


    Scissor Pulls:  

    The student lays on their back seperating legs in a scissor motion.  Student should lift head and arms should reach for the ankle of the vertical leg, then switch to the other leg as legs scissor.
    Scissor Pulls