Exercise Guide


Rectus Abdominis
Triceps, Deltoids, Obliques, Quadriceps, Adductors, Abductors
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optional:Fitness Mat, Seat
type:Strength - isometric
Variations available (1)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • this static ab exercise presupposes strong core and hip flexor

Starting Position

  • sit down on the ground or a fitness mat
  • place the hands next to the hips
  • alternatively you can form fists to preserve your wrists
  • stretch out the legs in a 90 degree angle to the upper body

Correct Execution

  • push your arms through
  • the legs hover parallel to the ground
  • your body weight now only is held up by your arms
  • do not tilt the body forwards and try to keep the position stable
  • do not let the shoulders wander towards the ears
  • hold the position as long as possible

tip for the workout

  • you can also do this abs workout between two solid chairs
  • place the hands at the edges of the seat areas
  • hold the body in the same position as described above
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Rectus Abdominis, Core, Isometrics, Abs, Strength