Denton A. Cooley Center
1620 McElderry Street
Baltimore, MD 21205
phone: 410-955-2513 fax: 410-614-8110

Move of the Month - Single-leg Squat

  • Keep your upper body erect with your head facing forward.
  • Tuck your pelvis under and roll your shoulder blades back (don't round your shoulders).
  • Keeping the knee centered over the ball of the foot, lower into a squat position.
  • Start with shallow squats.
  • Once you develop your strength, coordination, and balance, you can add hand weights, or hold a medicine ball to build additional strength.
  • Repeat 3 sets of ten squats on each leg.
  • Over time, consider performing the squat on an unstable or smaller surface such as a mini trampoline or balance beam.



FIT TIP OF THE MONTH

Achieving your fitness goals starts with one thing…PLANNING

"No one plans to fail, but they do fail to plan." Here are a few reasons why I think planning is the key to achieving your goals.

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MOVE OF THE MONTH

Opposite Arm And Leg Extensions

This exercise is an excellent exercise to utilize core stability, glute and hamstring muscle contraction as well as shoulder and body weight composition. This exercise can be performed with just your body weight or a dumbbell for a challenge to increase muscle strength.

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RECIPE OF THE MONTH

1 BOWL BLUEBERRY PEACH VEGAN BANANA BREAD

Need something to do with your end of summer fruit? This easy, healthy, 1 bowl blueberry peach vegan banana bread is exactly what you’ve been looking for.

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