How should I do a single-leg stance?

David Slovik, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
To do a single-leg stance, stand on one foot for up to 30 seconds. Put your foot down and steady yourself, then repeat on the opposite leg. Perform two to four times on each leg. If necessary, hold on to the back of a chair or counter. Then work toward doing the exercise without support.

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