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Prone Bridge

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Tighten abs while doing this
  • Concentrate on keeping your balance

Prone Bridge

This exercise targets your entire core abdominals area and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group

Abdominals, Obliques


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Abdominals, Obliques

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Abdominals

Starting Position: Once in position the Prone Bridge exercise requires no movement to perform. Begin lying face down on the floor with both legs fully extended. Lift your upper body from the floor and place both elbows on the floor. Both elbows should be positioned under your shoulders. Your right hand should be touching your left elbow and your left hand should be touching your right elbow.

  1. 1 Lift your torso from the floor so that your entire body, from feet to head, is in a straight line.
  2. 2 Maintain this position and be sure to relax your body and regulate your breathing.