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Abdominals Stretch

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Point your toes
  • Do not arch your back too far, just until you feel the stretch

Abdominals Stretch

This exercise stretches your abdominals and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Abdominals

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Abdominals

Starting Position: Lie on the floor, face down with your legs extended behind you, toes on the ground. Lift your torso off the mat by placing your hands on the mat palms down and lifting up.

  1. 1 Slowly lean back, arching your back slightly until you feel a stretch in your abdominals area.
  2. 2 Hold for five seconds, then lower back to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat until you have finished all repetitions.