- Reviewed by Christopher P. Cannon, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
This exercise works your inner and outer thigh muscles and helps improve balance. It also trains your body to move from side to side, as opposed to the more common forward-and-back motions.
Starting position: Stand up straight with your feet together and your arms at your sides.
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About the Author
Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter
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Christopher P. Cannon, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
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