Day 7 of March Matness – Double Leg Stretch

Double Leg StretchDouble Leg Stretch is the second exercise in what’s called the “Abdominal Five”. This exercise teaches how to work the body in opposition while working the abdominals. This exercise requires you to stabilize both the trunk and pelvis while working the arms and legs in their joints.

Benefits of Double Leg Stretch:

  • Strengthens the abdominals
  • Stretches and works the hip flexors
  • Teaches moving the body in opposittion

How to do Double Leg Stretch:

  • Lie on your back and bring your knees into your chest
  • Curl your head and shoulders off of the mat and bring your chin to your chest
  • Reach your hands down and place them outside of the ankles
  • Inhale and reach your arms by your ears and your legs out from your center
  • Exhale as you sweep your arms around to the side then reach to your ankles as you pull the knees in

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