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Limbering up the legs 46

In its final appearance the sawhorse is used to help increase your flexibility

As the last in her series of exercises using the sawhorse, Bonnie demonstrates a challenging balance stunt that will build flexibility and leg strength—assets in any sport as well as in everyday living. Try doing the exercise to slow music, using controlled body movements and setting up several of the horses in a line, like a fence. The starting position, although not shown here in photographs, is just like the first picture below, except that your left leg should hang loosely down to the floor.

While balancing on your right foot with right knee bent, raise the left leg and bring it forward. Keep shoulders, arms relaxed.

Take a long step forward onto left foot and extend the right leg. Keep the upper body erect and use your arms for balance.