8 Simple and Comfortable Exercises To Reduce Varicose Veins

5. Bicycle Legs:


bicycle-legs

How to do it:

  • Lie on your back, bringing your legs in the air and bending them at the knee.
  • Slowly, begin to pedal your legs as if you were riding a bicycle.
  • You can also do the same motion one leg at a time, alternating your legs between sets.

6. Side Lunges:

side-lunge_exercise

How to do it:

  • Stand with your legs hip-width apart. Step to the side with your right leg, bending your right knee at a 90-degree-angle.
  • Your left leg should be at a slight ankle. To resume your starting position, slowly begin to straighten your right leg, bringing your leg back into hip-width stance.
  • Repeat on the left leg. Remember to make sure your knee stays directly over your ankle when performing the side lunge.

7. Knee and Ankle Flexing:

How to do it:

  • Lie back down on the floor and slowly lift your knee to your chest, calf bent down.
  • While holding that position, roll your ankle around several times.
  • Do it slowly and forcefully, do not let your foot hang freely.
  • Repeat several times, alternating legs.

Other Exercises for Varicose Veins:

  • Prolonged abdominal posturing (yoga)Exercise
  • Sit ups
  • Crunches
  • Lunges
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