Fall Lower Body Routine 2

Dumbbell squat (Holding dumbbells by your side – feet shoulder width – back straight – chest up)

Single leg dead lift (Dumbbell is on opposite side of working leg – back leg rises as upper body lowers)

Single-side hip bridge (Push off of heel on the working side to raise hips as high as possible)

Side lying hip / leg raises (Similar to side plank – can add dumbbell to thigh)

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Side-to-side medicine ball slam (20 throws each side)

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Alternating V-ups (10-15 each side)

High knees (30 seconds +)

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Alternating knee tuck (with hands behind for support – 15 tucks each side)

Author: Chris Bruni

Christina Bruni is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Left of the Dial. She contributed a chapter "Recovery is Within Reach" to Benessere Psicologico: Contemporary Thought on Italian American Mental Health. As well as an author and activist, Bruni is an artist and athlete.

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