How to: Heel Touches
Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Obliques
Exercise Families:Trunk Rotation
- Start by lying flat on your back on a yoga mat with your arms by your sides. Bend your knees and position your feet firmly on the mat hip-width apart. Slowly lift your head and shoulder blades and arms off the floor and gently draw your ribs to your hips to engage your core. This is your starting position.
- Bend your torso to the right to allow your right hand to touch your right ankle.
- Return to starting position and bend your torso to the left to allow your left hand to touch your left ankle. Continue alternating between right and left for the specified number of repetitions, inhaling for four repetitions and exhaling for four repetitions.
Alternative Exercises for Abs
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