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What are some examples of balance exercises and progressions?

Balance exercises can be as simple as standing on one foot (or even keeping a few toes down on the free leg for support). This can be done independently, or once you are more stable, you can add in additional movements such as a biceps curl, overhead press, or a small one legged squat. Some examples of progression include:

  • Level 1: performing a single leg balance to reaching movements
  • Level 2: performing squats or deadlifts on a single leg, or performing lunges that step into a single leg balance.
  • Level 3: performing hopping exercises landing on one leg and balancing.

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