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Ab Exercises

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Reverse Hip Lift

The reverse hip lift, which requires lifting the lower body up to meet the upper body, helps condition the lower region of the abdomen. If it feels difficult, an alternative would be to place your feet on the floor and perform a pelvic tilt concentrating on the contraction of the lower region of the rectus abdominis muscle.

Reverse Hip Lift Step 1



Step 1
Lie on your back with your legs lifted up toward the ceiling in line with your hips and your legs crossed at the ankles. Extend arms out from the body with fingertips pressed into floor.

Reverse Hip Lift Step 2



Step 2
Slowly and gently lift up with the hips, imagining that the legs are flush against a wall and the only direction they can go is straight up. Avoid rolling forward and back or using momentum. It doesn't matter how much you lift as long as you use good form. Repeat for 8 times and rest. Progress to 3 sets of 8 times.

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