Phone# (800) 877-4797 Home In-Flight Exercises About Zarcor Contact Us www.zarcor.com
  Basic In-flight Exercises  
When you stretch or exercise, the contraction of your muscles not only make that portion of the body feel better, but it makes the blood return to the heart. This circulatory solution is important on long flights, in cramped quarters.

The following in-flight exercise illustrations are provided by United Airlines. Their exercise card is placed in each seat pocket. Illustrations are by David Navascues.
dorsiflexion in-flight exercise Dorsiflexion: With heel on floor, point toes upwards, decreasing the angle between the foot and front of the leg. Repeat with other foot. knee extension in-flight exercise Knee Extension: Straighten knee, increasing the amount of joint space at the back of the knee to its full range. Repeat with other leg.
inversion in-flight exercise Inversion: With foot on floor, gently roll the sole of the foot inward. Repeat with other foot. knee flexion in-flight exercise Knee Flexion: Lift knee toward chest, decreasing the amount of joint space at the back of the knee. Repeat with other leg.
eversion in-flight exercise Eversion: With foot on floor, gently roll the sole of the foot outward. Repeat with other foot. plantar flexion in-flight exercise Plantar flexion: Stretch the foot and toes down and back, increasing the angle between top of the foot and front of the leg. Repeat with other foot.
The information provided by United Airlines or Zarcor, is neither intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advise.
© 2016 Zarcor || (800) 877-4797 || Local: (972) 380-8724