1 Get on all fours on a mat. For extra cushioning, place a folded towel under knees. For sensitive wrists, close hands and place knuckles on the mat.
2 Tighten abdominal muscles and draw shoulder blades together.
3 Raise right arm and left leg, keeping shoulders and hips parallel to mat.
4 Tuck chin into chest and look down at mat.
5 Hold for a count of up to 5. Then return to start position.
Repeat Steps 2-5 on other side.
Repetitions: Gradually work up to 2 sets of 4 repetitions twice weekly.
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