Exercises for Cross-Lateral Connectivity

Strengthening brain and body responses If you’ve ever tried patting your head with one hand, whilst rubbing circles on your belly with the other, you’ll have experienced cross-lateral (CL) connectivity. The nervous communication that is in play for you to … Continued

Wall Slide

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Setup: back against a wall, with hips, mid and upper backs touching feet out from wall about a foot, knees slightly bent take arms up as in photo 1, backs of forearms and hands touching wall only have head against … Continued

Wall Press-ups

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Setup: hands against wall, wider than shoulder width and just below shoulders (see photo) feet away from wall about 1-2 feet shoulder blades retracted towards spine and depressed down away from ears abdominal muscles holding gently Breathing/movement: breathe in as … Continued

Squats

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Setup: • Standing with feet shoulder width apart, dumbbells or water bottles in hands (photo 1) Breathing/movement: • Breathe in as you ease down into a squat position (photo 2) • Breathe out as you stand up to a good … Continued