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Dancing Crab

through 8 votes
muscles:DeltoidsMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle, ObliquesMuscle, HamstringsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
synergists:TricepsMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Lower BackMuscle, AdductorsMuscle, AbductorsMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Weight Cuffs
fitness level:Hard
exercise type:Strength, Cardio
Variations available (14)
Starting PositionExecution - 1nd Step
Execution - 2rd StepExecution - 3th Step

General And Specifics

  • this exercise trains your core very effectively
  • the diagonal movements strengthen the muscles along the spine

Starting Position

  • sit down on the floor
  • angle the legs and rest the feet on the ground
  • the arms are stretched, position the hands right below your shoulders
  • the fingers point to the feet
  • now lift the butt a bit
  • the lower legs are vertical to the ground now

Correct Execution

  • brace butt and abs
  • now lift the right arm and the left leg, stretch it out
  • try to touch the foot or shin with your hand without losing the balance
  • come back to the starting position
  • now lift the left arm and the right foot
  • try to touch the foot again
  • afterwards, come back to the starting point
  • keep the hip up
  • do several switches fastly

tip for the workout

  • wrap weight cuffs around your ankles to impede the exercise