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Abdominal Reverse Curl Exercise

Essential Exercise

The reverse curl will develop the lower abdominal muscles and will help to reduce a protruding stomach.

Rectus Abdominis

How to perform The Abdominal Reverse Curl Exercise:

  • Starting Position: Lie on the floor. Bend the knees, place the feet flat on the floor, and place arms at sides.
  • Movement: Pull the knees to the chest, raising the hips off the floor; do not let the knees go past the shoulders. Keep your head in a neutral position. Slowly return to starting position.
  • Exhale as you pull your knees toward your chest; inhale as you return to starting position. Repeat until fatigued.

Abdominal Reverse Curl Exercise

Power Tip:  Hold a light dumbbell or medicine ball between your ankles or knees.

See also:  The Bridge Exercise; Side Crunches; Abdominal Crunches

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