Instructions: The One Leg Up Abdominal Curl is a strength training exercise that targets the abdominals and front of the thigh (quadriceps). Alternate legs as you perform this exercise. From a supine position on your mat, bring your chin toward your chest. Round your back as you lift your right leg. Reach up with your arms to touch your foot. Repeat on the left leg. Perform 3 sets of 8 to 10 repetitions. Reduce the number of sets and repetitions according to ability.
Modifications: Bend your knee as you reach up.
Alternatives: If you find this exercise too difficult, do the Basic Abdominal Curl exercise instead. LINK
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