Sunday, June 10, 2012

2 core exercises

1)  Curl-up/Crunch

Directions:

1) Lie flat on a mat or floor with hips and knees elevated to form a 90 degree angle.

2) Hands are placed at the sides of the head or folded across the chest with chin tucked into the chest.


3) Torso is curled (flexed) toward the thighs until shoulders are off the floor and returned in a controlled manner to the starting position.




2) Bent Knee Sit-Up


Directions:

1) Lie flat on the floor with knees bent (flexed) and heels close to buttocks.

2) Hands are placed at the sides of the head or folded across the chest with chin tucked into the chest.

3) Hips and Trunk are moved (flexed) toward thighs until trunk is off the floor and returned in a controlled manner to the starting position.

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