Reverse Plank Hover

  • Skill Level Intermediate
  • Type Strength Training
  • Equipment No Equipment
  • Body parts Abs, Shoulders, Triceps

The reverse plank hover builds strength and stability through the abdominals, particularly the lower abs. This exercise also builds strength and stability throughout the entire shoulder.

Instructions

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    Sit on the floor with your legs straight. Tighten your abs and push your hands straight down into the floor.
  2. Reverse Plank Hover
    Lift your hips slightly off the floor. Crunch your abs, pushing your hips slightly behind your shoulders. Hold, and then return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Be sure to raise your hips completely off the ground during the movement.
  • Maintain a slight forward lean throughout the exercise.
  • Prevent your elbows from bending as you raise your body.

Advanced variations