// SPLIT STANCE FRONT RAISE //

VARIATIONS

Doing a split stance puts the body off-center, but using a chair or a wall can help you ease into the form.

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WITH A CHAIR

1. Stand with your left side facing the back of a chair and your feet shoulder width apart. Place your left hand on the back of the chair for stability. Hold a weight in your right hand and relax your right arm at your side.

2. Step your right foot backward, exaggerating your natural stride by about 2 feet.

3. Extend your right arm forward until parallel with the floor. Pause, then lower your arm to your side. Repeat this step 8 to 10 times. Repeat these steps with your right side facing the back of the chair and a weight in your left hand.

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SEATED

1. Sit on the edge of the seat of a chair. Extend your right leg backward. Extend your left leg forward and place your left foot flat on the floor. Hold a weight in each hand and relax your arms at your sides.

2. Extend your arms forward until parallel with the floor. Pause, then lower your arms to your sides. Repeat this step 6 times. Repeat these steps with your left leg extended backward and your right foot flat on the floor.

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WITH A WALL

1. Stand with your back flat against a wall and your feet shoulder width apart. Hold a weight in each hand and relax your arms at your sides.

2. Step your left foot forward and extend your arms forward until parallel with the floor. Pause, then lower your arms. Repeat this step 6 times. Repeat these steps with your right foot stepped forward.

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