The V-up is an advanced core exercise that targets the abs, while effectively working your internal and external obliques.


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    Lie on the ground with your legs straight and feet together. Bring both arms overhead and rest them beside your ears.
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    Simultaneously, lift your legs and torso off the ground. Bring your arms forward and reach for your ankles as you balance on your hips. Reverse the movement and return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Avoid rounding your back. Instead, keep the chest lifted and spin flat throughout the movement.