Double Leg Kick demonstration

Double Leg Kick

 

Introduction:

This exercise strengthens the extensor muscles of the back and hamstrings and at the same time stretches the abdominal, chest and shoulder muscles.

 

Starting Position:

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Lie down on the tummy with face on the side or looking down. You can choose to keep the legs together or slightly apart and place both hands on the back. Make sure elbows are off the floor. Tuck the tailbone under and keep the hips stable.

 

 Exercise:

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1. Inhale to prepare

2. Exhale with two short pulses as you bend the knees and bring the heels closer to the bum

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3. Inhale as you stretch both legs out, lengthen the spine as you lift the chest off the mat and extend both hands to the side of the body

This is 1 repetition

 

by DJL