Long springs with velcro cuffs attached to thighs, light springs with velcro cuffs attached to ankles.
supine arms by sides or holding uprights, knees and hips flexed to 90 degrees
reciprocal leg movement; flex hip and knee of one leg as the other extends maintain spine and pelvis in neutral breathe as necessary. bilateral leg movement. exhale to extend hips and knees together inhale to flex hips and knees.
axial elongation, hip dissociation, organisation of the trunk with breathing ,ease in the neck and shoulders
add short springs with handle for arms, tower bar sprung from above
Rotation of the pelvis hyperextension of lumbar spine
Abdominals, quads, hamstrings, glutes, abductors, adductors, core muscles
Core stability, lower back pain, strengthening and mobilisation hip; weakness pelvic girdle