A bodybuilding exercise that focuses on working the abdominals, especially the rectus abdominis, but also the lower abdominals and the hip flexors. This exercise is a CrossFit movement, and does not need any equipment, so can be done as part of an at home or gym workout. A flatter stomach and reduced belly fat can be expected with doing this exercise regularly. Use a free weight to increase the intensity of the movement.
- Erector Spinae
- Transversus Abdominis
- Rectus Abdominis
- Hip Flexors
- Lay on the floor and extend the arms and legs so that the hands and feet are over the abdomen.
- Bend the pelvis in and elevate the shoulders.
- Bring the arms and legs towards the floor without arching the back.
- Return to the starting position and point the fingers towards the toes.
Keep the head aligned with the body. Never arch the back.