SINGLE LEG AIRPLANE

Single leg airplane is a bodyweight exercise used to improve single leg balance and hip mobility while strengthening the posterior chain.

  • -Stand on one foot with arms reaching out to the side.
  • -Activate your mid back muscles to lock your arms in position
  • -With your abs and glutes engaged, bend your knee slightly and hinge your hips as your reach one leg straight behind you.
  • -Pause and establish balance, then slowly bring the leg back to standing position with feet together.
  • -Repeat on the same leg for your desired amount of reps before switching to the other leg.
  • -Keep your chest lifted and gaze through your eyebrows throughout.
  • -Breathe smoothly, and maintain a grounded feeling through the planted foot.

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