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Beginning Knee Exercises: Duck Walks

Side to side walks are used to increase lateral hip, knee and ankle strength. Place a resistance band around your ankles and keep tension on the band throughout the exercise. Initially, move slowly stepping with the lead leg to the side and even more slowly as you bring the trail leg back toward the middle. Don't lose tension on the band as the trail leg nears the lead leg. There are three positions for duck walk:

  1. Toes pointing straight forward the entire time.
  2. Toes pointing inward the entire time.
  3. Toes point out the entire time.

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