Tower bar sprung from above with 2 light springs for optimal safety hand holding clients foot onto the tower bar.
Supine head away from tower bar, arms by sides knees bent at 90 degrees with balls of feet on bar.
exhale to extend knees and hips pressing tower bar toward uprights. inhale and begin flexing knees and hips letting the bar move back and then toward ceiling exhale to press the powerbar up, extending the knees. initiate spine flexion from the tailbone and continue pressing the bar until the spine is resting between the shoulder blades. inhale at the top. exhale articulate the spine from the top down until resting on the table.
Advance progressions. hand holding onto bars. once in the shoulder stand position, keep hips lifted and flex the knees, pulling the bar downwards maintaining hips into extension kep pelvis elevated with spine in some extension pushing the bar away until knees are extended. immediately flex the hips and knees and return to shoulder stand position. breath as necessary. single leg release at top of bridging movement.
Axial elongation, lower extremity alignment.
Dropping of unsupported leg, feet slipping off bar.
Core muscles, glutes, extensors knee and hip;
Post hip and knee injuries; weakness pelvic girdle, core activation;