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    PreparationAttach a resistance band to a door anchor. Place the door anchor at the bottom of a door. Connect the other end of the band to a D-ring on an ankle strap. Do the same for a pair of resistance bands. Lie on your back with hips and knees bent 90° and hands at your temples. ExecutionBend one knee towards your head while straightening the other. Use abdominal muscles to tilt your upper body by bringing your opposite elbow to the raised knee. Continue by alternating your other knee. CommentThe bicycle crunch is one of the most effective...

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PreparationAttach a pair of resistance bands to a door anchor. Place the door anchor on a door and adjust the height. Attach handles to the other end of the resistance band. Do the same for a pair of resistance bands. Grab handles with overhand grip. Lie supine on floor and raise your hands above body. ExecutionElevate your upper body until your body is vertical to the floor, lower your upper body back down to the starting position and repeat. CommentLie down on the floor placing your feet either under something that will not move or by having a partner hold...

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    PreparationAttach a resistance band to a door anchor. Place the door anchor at the top of a door. Connect the other end of the band to a D-ring on an ankle strap. Do the same for a pair of resistance bands. Lie supine on floor and palms facing downward flat at the sides. ExecutionRaise legs by flexing hips and knees until hips are fully flexed. Then raise hips from floor by flexing waist, hips and knees are extended and body is straight. Repeat. CommentThe Rectus Abdominis and Obliques only contract dynamically if actual waist flexion occurs. With no...

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PreparationAttach a resistance band to a door anchor. Place the door anchor at the bottom of a door. Connect the other end of the band to a D-ring on an ankle strap. Lie supine on floor or mat with knees bent and feet placed on floor. Grab handles with overhand grip at the sides of your body. ExecutionFlex waist to raise upper torso while keeping lower back on floor or mat. Raise torso up as high as possible. Return until back of shoulders reconnect with floor or mat. Repeat.

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PreparationAttach a pair of resistance bands to a door anchor. Place the door anchor at the top of a door. Attach handles to the other ends of the resistance bands. Kneel and grab the handles at sides of head with overhand grip. Position wrists in front of your torso. Flex hips allowing resistance to lift torso upward so spine is hyperextended. ExecutionWith hip stationary, flex waist so elbows travel toward middle of thighs. Return and repeat. CommentNote movement occurs in waist, not hips. Certain individuals may need to keep their neck in neutral position with space between their chin and...

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