Iso-Abs – Prone

Iso-Abs – Prone

Difficulty level: Beginner | Muscle Group(s): Abdominals, Core, Obliques, Shoulders | Modality: Stability

Progression 1

Benefits

  • Core stabilization.

Preparation

  • Assume a prone position on forearms elbows positioned under shoulders.

Movement

  • Draw your lower abdomen inward toward your spine.
  • In optimal postural alignment tighten buttocks and lift body up onto forearms.
  • While maintaining the abdominal draw-in contraction, hold optimal alignment for desired duration.
  • Your spine should be in a neutral position from cervical to lumbar and your glutes should remain tight without compensatory motion.
  • Keep chin tucked in.
  • Reduce time if form is compromised. Form is more important than how long you hold!