In “How to Break the Habit” in our March/April issue, Mandy Hylands Wright spills her tips for detecting and overcoming compensations, with the ultimate goal of helping you achieve a balanced body. Hop on the Reformer for this bonus exercise.
Spring setting: Heavy
Setup: Kneel on the Long Box in a quadruped position, with your knees under your hips and your hands under your shoulders.
1. Extend your opposite arm and leg away from your body while maintaining abdominal control.
2. Repeat on your other side. Do 3–6 reps.
TIPS: Keep your hips level. Focus on length rather than height.