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Dead Bug

Body Part: Core

Equipment: None

Difficulty: Beginner


Step 1: Lie supine on the floor with your arms and legs extended behind and in front of you. Draw in your abs.

Step 2: Slowly and simultaneously lift your opposite arm and leg bringing the arm above the shoulder and knee above your hip at 90˚ angles.

Step 3: Reverse the pattern and return to the starting position.

Step 4: Repeat on the other side. Maintain posture throughout. Avoid arching the back, letting the ribs flare or body rotate.