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STANDING WARM-UP DRILLS

These flexibility drills will help strengthen, lengthen, and generate greater range of motion from your “walking” muscles and can be done while standing in place or against a wall. Click on the link to see larger pictures and a description of how to perform each drill. The drills are broken into categories, free standing or against the wall.

Please consult your doctor before trying any of these stretches. Beginner walkers may find them too stressful.

FREE STANDING  AGAINST THE WALL
Walk In Place Side Leg Swing
Twist Body  Arm & Leg Swing
Rotate Hip With Arms Down Hurdle
Swing Arms Around Chest Hip Rock
Swing Arms and Bend Down Walk Against a Wall
Backward Windmills with Arms  Hip Sway With Wall
Bend Down and Sweep Arms
Can Can Drill
Hip Circles
Groin Stretch (requires two people)



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