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How to Do the Windshield Wiper Exercise

Check out Bas Rutten's Liver Shot on MMA Surge: Muscles Worked This exercise contributes to overall core stability and works all the areas of your abs, including the rectus abdominis, obliques and the lower back.? Getting Started Start off lying on the floor flat on your back. Place your head between the ankles of a workout partner standing above you. Hold onto the partner's ankles by reaching your hands over your shoulders.? If you don't have another person to work with, you can hold onto a table or a heavy chair instead. You can also try spreading your arms straight out to your sides and laying them flat on the ground.? Raise both your legs off the ground and point them straight up from your hips. Perform the Exercise Now that you're in the starting position, you can begin doing windshield wipers.? * Start with both legs raised off the ground at a 90 degree angle from your hips.? * Rotate your legs together to one side by twisting your torso.? * Raise your legs back up to the top and then rotate them to the opposite side.? * Continue moving the legs from side to side like a windshield wiper for a full workout. Disclaimer:?There is no "one size fits all" approach to exercise, diet or weight loss. Please be aware that not all exercises are for everyone and this or any other exercise program may result in injury. To reduce your risk of injury, consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program. Mahalo's experts offer advice that is in no way intended as a substitute for medical counseling. Read more by visiting our page at:
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