Stall bars are versatile workout equipment that people like children and elite athletes can use. Whether they’re at a low or advanced fitness level, kids can use stall bars to build their strength and flexibility.
Before trying any exercises listed below, speak with a doctor or certified trainer to make sure the movements are safe for your child. Try these top five exercises for kids using stall bars!
To do this exercise, the child should face the stall bars and stand on one of the rungs. They will grip a bar overhead with an overhand grip and arms shoulder-width apart.
The child will then step off the rung so their body hangs on the bar. They should keep their arms straight.
If possible, hang for ten seconds while holding the proper form. Then, slowly step back onto the rung. Repeat up to three times.
Hanging Tuck Hold
To do the hanging tuck hold, have the child start by facing away from the stall bars and doing a dead hang. Then, they will pull their knees up toward their chest and hold the position for fifteen seconds if possible. Instruct them to keep their knees and feet together.
Straighten the legs back out in a controlled movement. Do three sets of hanging tuck holds.
Hanging Leg Raises
Another challenging exercise for kids to do using stall bars is hanging leg raises. The child will start this exercise in a dead hang facing away from the stall bars. Then, keeping their legs straight and knees and feet together, they will lift their legs high in front of them while keeping good form.
Ask them to raise their legs parallel to the ground, with the hips bent at a 90-degree angle. Then, lower the legs back down slowly to the starting position.
The child should face the bars, stand on a rung, and place their hands on a rung with their elbows at a 90-degree angle.
The child should lock their knees, then lower their heels. They will bend slowly and flex their hips. Hold the position for five to ten seconds, then return to a standing position. Repeat two to three times.
The child should stand on the stall bars and face the rungs. With arms straight down and shoulder width apart, grip the stall bars.
Then, the child can remove their feet from the stall bars to hold up their body weight by their arms alone. If this is too difficult, the child can use one of their legs to support their body weight.
For your child’s safety, always consult a physician or healthcare provider before starting any exercise program. The information provided in this post can give you an idea of what’s possible with stall bars but is not intended as an exercise guide.
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