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Target Muscles: rectus abdominis
Synergist Muscles: iliopsoas, obliques, sartorius
Set Up: Lie supine on the floor with your hands under your bum. With your legs together extend them away from you. Lift your legs, head and upper shoulders off the ground, this is your starting position.
Action: Exhale and curl up, shortening the distance between your hips and ribcages. At the same time bend your knees allowing them to separate as wide as possible but keeping the balls of your feet together and curl your right knee in towards your right shoulder and your left knee in towards your left shoulder. Hold here for a moment, return to start position and repeat.
Do three sets of 12 reps.