- An exercise mat can be used for comfort
- Keep back flat
- Contract your abdominals the entire time
This exercise targets your entire core abdominals area and requires no equipment to perform.
Secondary Muscle GroupAbdominals
Frequency1 Day a Week to 5 Days a Week
Starting Position: Lie on the floor, face up with your hands underneath your butt, palms down.Spread your legs several inches past shoulder width and raise them a foot into the air. Raise your head several inches off the ground, chin to your chest.
- Keeping your legs elevated, criscross them back and forth, alternating one over the other. Establish a breathing pattern so that you are exhaling on each cross.
- Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.