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Other Additional Knee-Safe Exercises

Did you miss the first three exercises? Click here to go back! Standing Calf Raise (see the video below) Starting Position: • Stand with your feet 12-inches apart with your weight on the front or balls of the foot and knees slightly bent. • You may wish to use a chair or wall for stability. Movement: • Contracting the calf muscles, lift your heels off the floor until you feel a full contraction of the calf muscles. • Slowly return to the starting position stopping just short of your heels touching the floor. Key Points: • Exhale while lifting yourself up. • Inhale while returning to the starting position

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Additional Knee-Safe Exercises

Did you miss the first three exercises? Click here to go back! Here’s one anyone can do. If you’re experienced and have access to gym equipment, you can use the prone leg curl machine. For beginners, try the one below. Again, we are attempting to strengthen surrounding muscles of the knees to reduce stress on the knees. Lying Double Leg Curl Starting Position: –Lie on your stomach with both hands under your head for comfort. –Ankle weights may be worn to increase intensity.

Recipe of the Week: Zesty Tuna Salad

Recipe of the Week: Zesty Tuna Salad You will need: 1 6 oz can of tuna, drained 1 tsp mayonnaise 1 tsp sweet pickle relish 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup chopped onion Directions: 1. Mash tuna in a bowl with a fork. Add mayo,relish, mustard, celery, […]