Legs

Foam Roller: Piriformis

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Foam Roller - Piriformis

Sit on foam roller with it positioned under your right glute. Cross your right leg over your left and lean into the muscle. Roll back and forth in small movements while shifting your body slightly to roll all of the muscle. If you find a spot that is particularly painful, hold for 30 seconds before […]

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Foam Roller: IT Band

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Foam Roller - IT Band

Lie on your right side and place your right hip onto the foam roller. Place your hands on the floor for support. Cross your left leg over your right with foot flat on the floor. Roll from your hip towards your knee in small movements. If you come across a spot that is particularly painful, […]

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Glute Stretch

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Glute Stretch

From a kneeling position, cross right leg in front of body while extending left leg back. Place hands on floor and sink into the stretch. You can extend even further into the stretch by walking hands out front and bringing chest towards the floor. Hold for 30-60 seconds then repeat on opposite side.

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Hamstring Stretch

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Hamstring Stretch

From a seated position, extend left leg out front and bring right foot towards left thigh. Reach forward with your left arm as far as possible while keeping leg straight. Hold for 30-60 seconds then repeat on opposite leg.

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Hip Flexor Stretch

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Hip Flexor Stretch

From a kneeling position, bring left leg out front with foot flat on the ground. Push body forward through the hips, stretching that right hip flexor. Hold for 30 seconds, then bring right arm straight up, slightly twisting body to the right and leaning to the left to go further into the stretch. Hold for […]

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Burpees

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Burpees

Start in a push up position, lower into a push up.  As you come up, jump your feet forward, keeping hands on the ground.  Spring up into a standing position.  Finish with a jump with hands overhead.  Repeat by dropping back down into a crouching position and kicking your legs out to the rear into […]

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Forward Jumps

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Forward Jumps

Stand with feet shoulder-width apart.  Slowly bend into a crouching position and jump forward, landing softly on the balls of your feet.  Take a moment to stabilize, then jump again.  Repeat 15 times.

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Butterfly Stretch

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Butterfly Stretch

Sit with your legs in a diamond shape, the soles of your feet together. Sit up nice and tall with abs engaged. Push knees towards the floor and hold, but do not bounce. Hold the stretch for 30-60 seconds.

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Mountain Climbers

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Mountain Climbers

Get into a push up position with hands below shoulders and feet extended out. Tighten abs and bring shoulders down and back. Bring left foot up towards hips, then jump to switch legs. Continue jumping and switching legs while keeping spine and core stabilized.

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Side Lunge

March 1, 2010
Inspired RD Exercise Library: Side Lunge

Standing with feet hip-width apart, step out to the side with your right foot. Keep left leg straight and bend into a lunge in the right leg. Push through the right foot and back into a standing position. Make sure left leg stays straight and right knee doesn’t extend past toes. Complete all repetitions on […]

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