Search

Preparing the upper body for crutches

EXERCISES:


Seated press-ups

• Sit in a sturdy, non-tip chair with armrests.

• With palms flat on the armrests, press hands down to lift buttocks from the

chair. Hold for 3–5 seconds.

• Bend your elbows to slowly ease back down



Bicep curls

• Sit up straight. Keep your elbow close to your body and your wrist straight.

• Bend your arm, moving your hand up to your shoulder, then lower slowly. Start by using your fist as weight.

• Do a set with each arm. Depending upon your strength, use dumbbells.




Tricep curls

• Sit, leaning forward from the waist.

• Bend your elbow so that your forearm is parallel to the floor. Then straighten elbow as you extend arm behind you. Start with a very light dumbbell and increase weight as you get stronger.

• Do a set with each arm.

2 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Achilles Strengthening Plan

Isometric Can do many times per day and in particular before during and after exercise Raise half way up on to toes and hold Strength 4 sets of 5 (3x per week) As heavy as possible to complete the 4 s