4. Scissors:

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How to Do:

  • Lie down flat on your back with your arms at your sides, palms pressing into the floor.
  • You can place your hands under your pelvis if you feel the need to protect your lower back.
  • Lift both your legs off the floor towards the ceiling, contracting the abs and pressing your lowers abs into the ground.
  • Keeping your abs engaged and lower back on the ground, slowly lower your right leg until it’s a few inches above the floor.
  • Then scissor your legs, lifting your right leg up while lowering your left leg.
  • Continue alternating between your legs for 10 -12 reps per leg. 

5. Reverse Crunches:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with the arms extended downwards towards the feet and palms on the floor.
  • Place the hands under the lower back & hip. Legs should be bent at 90 degrees up in the air.
  • Using the abdominal muscles, i.e. contracting them, roll the spine & the hips upwards so that the knees come towards the face.
  • Slowly go down without changing the angle of the legs.

6. Alternating Toe Touches:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with your back pressed against the floor.
  • Elevate one leg up in the air while slowly lifting your torso off the ground. U
  • Using the opposite arm, reach over and try to touch your toe. Remember to exhale while perform this part of the exercise.
  • Slowly begin to lower your torso and arms back down to the starting position while inhaling.
  • Repeat the movement on the other side. Repeat the movement.
  • Try for three sets of 30 reps on each side.
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