The combo arm and leg raise is very effective in strengthening the upper and lower back. It is highly recommended for people of all ages because it helps provide muscle balance for the core of the body.
Step 1Step 2Slowly and gently lift the right arm and the left leg on 2 counts and lower on 2 counts. Repeat using left arm and right leg. Repeat for 8 times and progress to 3 sets of 8 times.
Lie on stomach with forehead resting on the floor, arms extended next to the head, legs extended, and feet resting on the sides of the big toes.
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