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Sliding Towel Pike

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muscles:Rectus AbdominisMuscle
auxiliary muscles:TricepsMuscle, Hand FlexorsMuscle, Hand ExtensorsMuscle, Latissimus DorsiMuscle, TrapeziusMuscle, Lower BackMuscle, DeltoidsMuscle, ObliquesMuscle, HamstringsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
fitness level:Normal
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (23)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • this exercise can be done on a smooth floor or on the carpet with paper plates
  • additionally, the hip flexors are strengthened, too

Starting Position

  • bring your body into the push up position
  • place the toes hip width apart on a folded towel
  • the arms are vertically below your shoulders

Correct Execution

  • brace the core
  • lift the hip and slide the legs as close as possible towards your chest/li>
  • legs and back remain straight
  • make sure that your head and back are in a line
  • in the final position, your body has the form of an inverted V, feel the stretch in the hamstring
  • slide back slowly then
  • do several reps for an effective ab workout