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Old 06-12-2010
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Originally Posted by Janos View Post
In the gym I tried to find an exercise whereby I could detect this favouring of the right, and perhaps discern a weakness in the left side of my body.
I found that by doing the 'plank' exercise, and then raising one arm and its opposite leg, that I could do the movement easily with my right arm and left leg, but had to concentrate more when doing it with my left arm and right leg.
Your reference to the plank position with one hand and opposite leg raised got my attention. We did this exercise in a vinyasa flow class yesterday morning. I'm much more stable with left arm and right leg raised. When swimming freestyle I'm noticeably more balanced when spearing left arm and driving right leg.
Not sure if it's significant but I suspect there's a connection.
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