Scissor Kicks (Advanced)

Description:

This exercise is great for working the hip flexors while using the abdominals to stabilize.

Instructions:

1

Start this exercise by lying flat on your back on a mat. Fold arms at sides so that your hands are resting face down underneath your lower back. Lift legs about 3-4 inches off the mat, keeping them straight.

2

Inhale and lift one leg up and the other leg down about 2-3 inches each way. Keep switching legs up and down as if you were slowly doing a swim kick.

3

Do 10-12 reps, and return to starting position. 1 rep would be both legs alternating kicks once. Increase reps as you progress with this exercise.

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