Exercise #1436

Double Leg Kick

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Muscle Focus: Back and hip extensors.

Objective: Strengthen the back and hip extensors. Open and stretch the muscles of the shoulders and chest.

Start Position: Lie on stomach and turn head to place one cheek on the Mat. Place hands clasped and high up on back, with elbows dropping towards the Mat.

Movement: Kick both heels to the seat three times. Extend both legs straight as the hands reach to the feet while finding a back extension. Lower the torso down and turn the head to place the opposite cheek on the Mat. Repeat

Precautions: Keep the pelvis level and pressed into the Mat as the feet kick. As the chest lifts, keep the neck lengthened and in line with the spine.
What You'll Need: Mat

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We're taking a look at the Double Leg Kick now. The purpose of this exercise is to strengthen the back muscles, the back extensors, the hip extensors of the back of the legs. To open up the chest and ...

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