Osteoporosis Exercises Core Strength Intermediate Workout

This is the second video in our osteoporosis exercises core workout series.

These 2 gentle osteoporosis exercises for core muscles strengthen your deep abdominal and spinal muscles.

Suitability: Beginners to intermediate core strengthening

Video duration: 4 mins 26 secs

Please scroll down for guidelines on these core exercises for osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Exercises Core Workout Contents

This is video 2 in our osteoporosis exercises core workout series.

Ideally start with our Beginners Core Exercises Video before progressing through to this second exercise video.

Series Overview:

Exercise video 1: Beginners Core Exercises for Osteoporosis Strengthening
Exercise video 2: Osteoporosis Exercises Core Strength Intermediate Workout
Exercise video 3: Advanced Osteoporosis Core Exercises For Women

Intermediate Core Exercise 1

Set Up

  • Position yourself kneeling on all fours
  • Alternatively lie down prone with a pillow supporting your hips and pelvis
  • Ensure you maintain the inward curve in your lower back
  • Keep your chin tucked to minimise pressure on your neck

Action

  • Gently engage your lower abdominal muscles
  • Reach forward with your left arm and raise your right leg simultaneously
  • Keep your lower abdominal muscles activated throughout this exercise
  • Breathe normally for the count to 10
  • Release and return to starting position
  • Repeat this exercise using the right arm and left leg simultaneously

Intermediate Core Exercise 2

Set up

As for exercise one

Action

  • Gently engage or draw in your lower abdominal muscles
  • Reach forward with your left arm and raise your right leg simultaneously
  • Keep your lower abdominal muscles activated throughout this exercise
  • Slowly lower your extended arm and leg to gently touch the ground
  • Raise the extended arm and leg no higher than shoulder and buttock height respectively
  • Repeat this lowering and lifting action up to 10 times consecutively
  • Breathe normally throughout
  • Release and rest briefly before repeating this exercise using the opposite arm and leg up to 10 times

Next Exercise Video: Advanced Osteoporosis Core Exercises For Women

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Comments

  1. Thank – you Michelle. I am 52 and have had two prolapse surgeries. I am very fit and used to working out at a high level of strength and fitness. My struggle has been to find appropriate exercises that are safe but still challenging.