Moving through the 5 Ab Series, now it is time work with straight legs. Next is Scissors. Enjoy the hamstring stretch while moving the legs with control from the Powerhouse. Be sure to keep the pelvis stable while the legs are in motion.
Repetitions: 5 sets
Lie back on mat
Engaging the Powerhouse, lift the head, neck and shoulders off of the mat
Lengthen legs to 90 degrees
Walk both hands up one leg and hold by ankle or as high as you can reach
Lower the opposite leg to 45 degrees
Double pump the leg into the abdominals as you deepen them in and up.
The other leg reaches out in opposition. Try and keep legs straight
Switch the legs using the Powerhouse
Pull knees into the Powerhouse and lower the head, neck and shoulders.
Use the Powerhouse to pump your leg into body. Draw the shoulder blades on the back. If you have tight hamstrings, hold behind the thigh. Keep head on the mat if you have a neck injury.
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