Unilateral Tick Tock

The secret to a pain-free life? Keep your spine in shape! This move from Jonathan Oldham, a Pilates teacher and physical therapist, promotes rotation of the lumbar spine (lower back) while avoiding torque. It also gives the hamstrings a nice stretch to boot. Just make sure that your leg on the floor stays reaching and engaged like a standing leg would be.

The secret to a pain-free life? Keep your spine in shape! This move from Jonathan Oldham, a Pilates teacher and physical therapist, promotes rotation of the lumbar spine (lower back) while avoiding torque. It also gives the hamstrings a nice stretch to boot. Just make sure that your leg on the floor stays reaching and engaged like a standing leg would be.

For more from Jonathan check out our July/Aug issue, available here and, Magzter, and on the App Store or Google Play Store.


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