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post #21 of 29 Old 11-05-2013, 03:02 PM Thread Starter
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yea ill try to get some today its not a huge difference but there is some she is filling out by her hipps

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post #22 of 29 Old 11-05-2013, 03:03 PM Thread Starter
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maby if i made her hold a little longer a few more times a day she would be better but i only do it a few times like about ten but dont ask her to hold it long

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post #23 of 29 Old 11-05-2013, 03:56 PM
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You could also add in some basic groundwork exercises.

Get her backing up in hand, make sure she has her head down and her butt under, then she will be using her back, a few slow correctly carried out steps is far better than a 100 with her hear in the air and hollow through the back.

Also get her turning on the forehand, in hand, keeping her front feet in place, get her to move her butt over, you are looking for the foot that is moving to step in front of the static one, if she is doing it correctly you should see her back muscles working. One or two steps in each direction to start with, again quality is better than quantity.

Once she has the technique and form correct you can ask for more and more repetitions.
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post #24 of 29 Old 11-05-2013, 06:46 PM Thread Starter
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thanks for the idea

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post #25 of 29 Old 11-07-2013, 12:26 AM Thread Starter
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pictures!

i know there not super good i will try for better but here they are












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post #26 of 29 Old 11-07-2013, 12:28 AM Thread Starter
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she is filling out at the back and super slow twards the front

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post #27 of 29 Old 11-13-2013, 01:02 AM Thread Starter
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ok got some better pictures you can see where her back is filling out from the back to the front






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post #28 of 29 Old 11-13-2013, 01:04 AM Thread Starter
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you can even see progress just in the short time from the time the pictures were taken before from 11/6/13 - today she has made some progress not a whole lot but you can still see some

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post #29 of 29 Old 11-17-2013, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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i have been turning her on the forehand were up to three in each direction i will try to post at least a pic a week doing streaches and steps and back ups


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