may seem silly and better left to children, but as a
full body exercise, it's hard to beat.
next best exercise doesnít involve equipment, running,
jumping or even standing.
the floor your friend," says Danielle Johnson, a physical
therapist at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program in
working mom, Johnson is always looking for ways to challenge
looking for things that are a little outside of the box
sometimes," she said.
is one of those things.
itís an "amazing core exercise" that also benefits
the legs, shoulders, arms and chest.
also improve balance and coordination, she added.
may seem silly and better left to children, but as a full body
exercise itís hard to beat," Johnson said.
start, get on your hands and knees and pull in your abdominal
muscles, which is key, she said.
she said to "hover your knees just an inch or two off the
ground." Use your hands and toes to support your body.
your bottom down, try to move, about 4 to 6 inches back and
forth and side to side. She suggests setting a goal to work up
from 30 seconds to five minutes.
is really working all of those muscles," she said.
"Itís really catching almost all of the major muscles
in your body at once."
switch it up with a crab crawl ó sit on the ground, raise
your hips up with your hands to the side and move side to side
or back and forth.
a little bit more fun," added Johnson.