- Trains the lower abdominal muscles for extreme stability - Helps prevent spinal extension under load, which is critical for low back health - Improves hip extension strength
– Rectus Abdominus – Transverse Abdominus – Obliques - Glutes
– Lay completely flat on a bench – Reach overhead and grab both sides of the bench for support – Straighten out your legs until your body achieves a position parallel to the bench
- Begin contracting your abs and glutes with your legs completely straight. - You will also need to pull with your lats to keep your spine completely neutral.