Straight-Leg Dead Bugs

Ever wonder what it feels to be squashed like a bug? This movement is great for engaging your midline, no matter how dead you might feel.

โœ… The Set-up
- Lie on your back on the ground.
- Bring legs up so that they are perpendicular with your body, heels facing the ceiling, knees are straight.
- Arms are reaching towards the ceiling, straight elbows.
- Core is engaged with lower back flat against the ground.

๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ The Action
- Lower your heel/leg foot towards the ground, keeping it straight, while lowering your left (opposite) arm back behind your head, keeping it straight.
- Return leg and arm to center, switch sides.
- Continue performing in a controlled, slow fashion.

โœ… The Finish
- Lying on your back with legs and arms straight up, low back flat against ground.

๐Ÿงข Coaching Tips! Think of sucking your belly button down to your spine throughout the entire movement!

Straight-Leg Dead Bugs

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Straight-Leg Dead Bugs

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