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The Pelvic Scoop ab exercise works your lower back , rectus and transversus abdominis, obliques, and butt.
Targets abs and lower back . Do each move (toe-reach crunch, bicycle abs, plank) for 60 seconds or as long as you can maintain good form.
The Thread the Needle exercise works your shoulders, abs, obliques, lower back , and butt.
The Single Sky Bridge exercise works your lower back , butt and hamstrings.
The Tuck and Extend exercise works your abs, lower back , butt, and hamstrings.
The Alternate V-Sit Roll exercise works your abs, obliques and lower back .
V-shape. Hold here for 1 count, then roll back to the start. You'll do 10 to 12 reps. Be sure to pull your abs in and keep your head even with your spine as you move in and out of the V. This move works your abs and your lower back .
Now, switch sides, lunging back with your left foot on the stair. Then hinge forward and raise your left foot. Repeat the lunge and hinge on this side for 12 reps. This move works your lower back and abs and your hamstrings and quads.
Remember to keep your back flat and your abs tight each time you hinge forward. Shift your weight back into your heels and squeeze your butt as you pull back up to stand. This move works your hamstrings, your glutes, and your lower back .
Then bring your knees back to center, lower down, and repeat. Do 12 to 15 reps. Be careful not to arch your back and use your abs to lift your hips off the floor. This move targets your lower back , and your gluts, and your inner thighs.