Tightrope (Tandem) Walk

February 24, 2021 at 11:54 am  Kamloops, Municipal, Politics



By narrowing our base of support this exercise challenges some of the muscles that are involved in balance and stability while we walk.

Perform this exercise along a counter or the wall to provide support as you need. Pretend you are walking on a tightrope, placing one foot directly in front of the other, the heel of your front foot will be close to, or even touching the toes of your back foot.

You can reduce the difficulty by offsetting your feet. Your front heel will be in front and to the side, by your rear foots big toe.

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Before participating, please consult your family health practitioner. All participants should take the online physical activity readiness questionnaire, ParQ+ Fitness Assessment available on Kamloops.ca/Fitness. Complete this form annually to ensure that you are prepared to increase your physical activity level. Please modify any of these online exercise videos to meet your own personal fitness levels or physical limitations. Remember when being physically active, stay hydrated, wear proper attire, and take rest breaks as needed. Have fun and stay safe!

By performing any exercises shown in our online exercise video series, you understand and agree that you are performing them at your own risk. The City of Kamloops, its officers, its employees, and its agents will not be responsible or liable for any injury, loss, or harm you sustain as a result of our online exercise video series.

Ensure you have a clear and safe space when performing these exercises.

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