Ab & Obliques, Exercise Guide, Shoulders

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How to do Bird Dog with a Twist

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Main muscles worked

  • Abs
  • Oblique Muscles

Other muscles worked

  • Lower Back
  • Hip Flexors
  • Glutes

Bird Dog with a Twist guide

  • Start with your palms and knees in contact with the surface such that arms are under your shoulders and knees under your hips
  • Raise your right arm and place it at the back of your head
  • Stretch your left leg to extend at the back and make a rotation of your torso to your right side
  • Let your left leg bend as you pull your right-hand elbow towards the left leg knee and crunch
  • Repeat the procedure and alternate sides

Trainer’s tips

  • Maintain a neutral neck, head and spine position
  • Your core should be engaged as you keep your shoulders relaxed
  • Always inhale while stretching or extending your leg
  • Your torso should only be twisted from the ribs up
  • Breathe out as you lower your knee.

In this article, I will show you how to perform bird dog with a twist exercise to activate your abs and strengthen your core #bird #dog #twist #exercise #focusfitness

Bird Dog with a Twist benefits

Bird dog with a twist builds ab muscles and helps tighten your waistline.

Improves balance, posture and increases your lumbar spine stability.

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