Exercise #1432

Open Leg Rocker

1 min - Exercise


also known as Rocker with Open Legs

Muscle Focus: Abdominals.

Objective: Spinal articulation and trunk stabilization.

Start Position: Lean back on sacrum, bend knees, grasp one ankle in each hand, extend legs straight and shoulder distance apart, draw abdominals in as far as possible.

Movement: Inhale as you roll back to your shoulder blades, exhale roll up to start position.

Precautions: Avoid rolling back onto the head and neck and prevent the legs from dropping too far overhead after rolling back. Keep the pelvis stable when returning to start position and avoid tipping or rocking the pelvis by maintaining deep abdominal control.
What You'll Need: Mat

About This Video


We're now going to take a look at the exercise known as the Open Leg Rocker, or the Rocker with Open Leg. Same exercise, two different names you might hear it. The main muscles, again, are in the abdo...


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