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Leaning Camel

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muscles:QuadricepsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
synergists:Lower BackMuscle, Rectus AbdominisMuscle, AdductorsMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Dumbbell, Fitness Mat, Kettlebell, Backpack, Towel, Medicin Ball
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution

General And Specifics

  • you should do this exercise on the carpet or on a folded towel

Starting Position

  • knee on the ground
  • your posture is upright from the knees up, look straight ahead
  • the knees are hip width apart
  • you can hold your hands to the hips (easy), in front of the chest or at the temples

Correct Execution

  • now brace especially your leg musculature
  • lean back as much as possible, you have to be able to invert the motion without tilting back
  • the motion only happens in the knee joints
  • hold the body in a line and avoid a hollow back
  • make slow and controlled motions
  • do several reps

tips for the workout

  • you can use an additional weight, maybe hold a filled backpack or a dumbbell in your hands