ACTIVATION: SMUR-Forced Breathing (HIP) with Chantel Hutnan

SMUR stands for Small Motor Units Recruitment and based on the Institute of Motion programming, it’s part of the Activation process.

Forced Inhalation and Exhalation incorporate accessory breathing muscles that are primarily type 1 (slower to fatigue), stability muscles. Learn more HERE

  1. Half-knee Tilt, Ground ward – Forced Exhalation 
  2. Curtsy Lunge to Knee ward – Forced Inhalation 
  3. Staggered, Shift to SL Balance – Forced Exhalation
  4. Side Lunge, Shift and ward – Forced Inhalation

Repetitions: 4 on each side 
Sets: 3 sets 
Rest: No rest – performed back to back
Note: Keep the load light for lift and shift

This is a circuit-style workout, perform the appropriate reps of each activity in succession, resting as instructed, to complete a set. Repeat and rest between sets as instructed.