Reverse Curl and Lift

The reverse curl and lift is a basic core strengthening exercise that targets the lower portion of the abdominal region. The exercise also increases hip flexibility and mobility.


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    Lie on your back with your legs completely straight and your heels off of the floor. Place both hands behind your head.
  2. Reverse Curl and Lift
    Bring your knees in towards your chest as you simultaneously lift your hips and rotate your pelvis towards your chest. Pause, return to starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Don't let your feet touch the floor at any point during the exercise.
  • Squeeze your abs tightly as you bring your knees towards your chest.
  • Don't squeeze the back of your head with your hands.