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Simple Seated Knee Exercise

Strengthen the Quadriceps & Improve Patella (knee cap) Tracking to Help Reduce Knee Pain This is the second knee exercise in the “TV” Knee Series to help strengthen the muscles around the knees especially the Quadriceps and also improve tracking of the Patella (knee cap) as you straighten the leg.  This is a simple knee […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Functional Movement, Videos.

Seated Knee Strengthening Exercise to Help Resolve Knee Pain

This is a great knee strengthening exercise to help strengthen the thighs and help reduce knee pain .  It is a very simple and easy exercise that you can do in a chair.  Practicing this can help make you more aware of keeping your weight even on both legs.  (When you’re experiencing knee pain, the […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Functional Movement.

Simple Standing Knee Exercise

Knee Exercise that Strengthen the Quadriceps & Reduce Knee Pain A while back, I posted a youtube video on the seated Knee Cap Dance exercise which has gotten  a great response.  A viewer requested to see the same knee exercise done in a standing position and this same knee cap movement is really important to learn and […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Videos.

Avoid Knee Pain – Patella Tracking Exercise Tips

I posted a video on the Centerworks YouTube channel: Knee Exercises to Strengthen Muscles Around the Patella to Avoid Knee Pain, and it’s been one of the highest viewed videos on my channel.  Thanks to everyone that’s tuned in for this knee exercise tip!  Today, I received a question from a viewer, but was unable […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips, Videos.

Moving Backwards Can Help Improve Muscle Strength for Knee Injuries

A study was just released, “Moving Backward Helps Injured Knees Move Ahead.” I find this research fascinating as I have been exercising backwards for years. Results show that people who use backwards locomotive movements on treadmills and elliptical machines have greater improvements in quadriceps and hamstring strength, as well as better aerobic capacity that a […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Links to Interesting Articles.

Patella Exercise to Avoid Locked Knees and Reduce Knee Pain

If you’re one of those folks who has a tendency to lock your knees, and may occasionally be bothered with knee pain…  Here’s a video with a quick and easy exercise you can practice just about anywhere to help strengthen the muscles around the knee joint, become more aware of the difference between a locked […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Pilates Exercises, Techniques & Teaching Tips, Videos.