Try this quick exercise that improves your balance and strengthens your core
1. Start standing on your right foot. Engage your right bum muscle to keep yourself stable. 2. Place the inside of your left foot on the inside of your right leg, above the knee. Press into your right leg so that you engage your left inner-thigh muscles. Hold for 30 seconds, then switch legs and feet.
(CARRIE COCKBURN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL)