Involves no equipment.
This exercise works the abdominal, oblique internal/external, iliopsoas muscles.
The purpose is to increase abdominal strength and muscular endurance.
The benefits include improved stability, functional strength and injury prevention.
Begin lying on floor.
Lift knees so that a 90º position is attained at hip and knees. Place hands beside ears. Activate core.
Lift shoulder off floor approximately 6 inches attempting to bring elbow toward opposite opposite knee so that both simultaneously meet.
Return to start position and repeat on opposite side. Continue alternating sides until recommended repetitions are complete.
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