Why Should You Care About Single Leg Balance?

Why should you care about how well you balance on one leg? Isn’t that just for people like serious yogis? Actually, your ability to balance on one leg is super important for overall body health! If you really break down the movement, walking is just alternated single leg balancing!

Poor Single Leg Balance Affects Your Whole Body

You probably never noticed how well you balance on one leg during walking because momentum allows us to move through areas of instability very quickly. But that doesn’t mean that the instability isn’t affecting our bodies. The more unstable you are, the more work other muscles have to do. Wobbly balancing could add significant stress to ankles, knees, hips, back, and even your neck!

Check the video above for more details and some tips to help you improve your single leg balance.

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