FRONTAL PLANE COGS

JUST LIKE THE COGS IN A MACHINE, YOUR BODY HAS MANY SETS OF IT’S OWN. ADJOINING PARTS THAT WORK SIMULTANEOUSLY BUT IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS TO ONE ANOTHER. THIS EXERCISE IS A SYNCING EXERCISE FOR THE SKILL, TRUNK, PELVIS AND FEET. 

VIDEO LINK: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-a5wZGRpJ99RGstNE9FV2lNUUk

SET UP:

Stand with you feet shoulder width apart and your arms by your sides

INDIVIDUAL MOVEMENTS:

Pelvis: Bend you left knee which will drop the left side pelvis and hiking your pelvis on the right, the switch it over by bending your right knee

Trunk: Drop your right shoulder towards the ground, creating a ‘C’ shape in your right side waist, then drop your left shoulder

Skull: Your skull should stay level with your eyes focused forward. But you can slightly drop your left ear towards your shoulder, then drop your right ear towards your right shoulder.

** Take care not to move your pelvis or ribs sideways **

WHOLE MOVEMENT: Repeat for 1 minute

  • Bend your left knee which hikes the hip on the right, bring your right shoulder down and keep your head centered with your eyes level


    Then reverse it
     

  • Bend your right knee which hikes the left hip, bring your left shoulder down and keep your head centered with your eyes level

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