Hover Leg Extension
How to: Hover Leg Extension
Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Transverse Abdominis
Exercise Families:Trunk Anti-Extension
- Begin on all fours on a yoga mat, toes tucked under, ensuring that your knees are below your hips and your hands below your shoulders. Your spine should be in a neutral position with your shoulder blades down and back. Gently draw your ribs to your hips to engage your core Inhale, elevate both of your knees until they are hovering just off the mat. As you hold this position, you should feel a slight tension in your core and upper back muscles. This is your starting position.
- Exhale as you release and extend your left leg behind you until your thigh is in line with your spine, ensuring that your foot remains flexed.
- Inhale as you lower your left leg to return to the starting position, but without resting your knee on the mat. Alternate between sides for the specified number of repetitions or time.
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