#10 Dead Bug

Position: Prone

Description: Start lying down on your back with your hands extended above your chest and knees and hips flexed at 90-degree angles. Draw your belly button to your spine and drive your lower back into the floor. Extend opposing limbs away from your body, hold 3-6 inches above the ground, return to starting position, and switch sides.

Targeted Muscle Group(s): Rectus Abdominis

Key Points:          

  • As you extend, keep your arm beside your ear and above your shoulder and your leg below your hip.

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