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2008 10:36 Uhr Seite 32 Cardio Training Coordination Stretching Stretch 6 – The Hip Toning Hip and gluteus Take hold of the aqua noodle with one hand, lay one foot on top of the other leg and keep the knee out. Balance with the other hand. Variation 2 Massage & Relaxation Fun & Play Variation 1 Abductors Bring the aqua noodle behind your back and lay your arms on top. Squeeze your knees together and turn your lower legs out. Now hold. 32 Adductors Lay your hands on top of the aqua noodle, which is in front of you, straddle it.
Move, walk and turn on the aqua noodle as if you were surfing. You can hold onto the edge of the pool for support. Toning Variation 1 Variation 2 Fun & Play Massage & Relaxation The circus Stand on the knotted aqua noodle. It is easier to balance on the aqua noodle with slightly flexed hips and bent knees. Skiing Stand on two aqua noodles and move to the front. Using a long aqua noodle this exercise becomes advanced. 2008 10:36 Uhr Seite 38 Cardio Training Coordination Stretching Coordination 2 – Balance the Object Toning Put an object on your head or on your hand and try to balance it.
Variation 2 Massage & Relaxation Fun & Play Variation 1 Hula-Hoop Lay both hands on one aqua noodle beside you, bend your knees and twist your pelvis. 58 Buttocks Lay both hands on one aqua noodle beside you. Do not touch the floor, turn your pelvis to the right and left and keep your legs stable. This is an advanced exercise. You can also bend your knees to modify the exercise. 2008 10:36 Uhr Seite 59 Toning 4 – Turn and Shift your Weight Stretching Coordination Cardio Training Shift your weight and turn your torso (Strengthening 1).
A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money and Luck by Jane Smiley