This strength building exercise targets the core, with an accentuation on the rectus abdominis, and can result in fat loss in the stomach area. No gym equipment is necessary for this exercise, and so it can be done anywhere, be it your living room or a training room,

Body Parts

  • Abdominals
  • Hips
  • 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.


  • Lower the shoulders and pelvis 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.