For this exercise, you will need a continuous loop heavy duty resistance band (light or medium is suggested). In the video, a “light” resistance band is being used. A workout mat is recommended.
Begin by looping the heavy duty band around your lower back area. Once the band is secure, get into the push-up position. You will immediately begin to feel a heavy downward pull. The additional resistance from the band will force the abs to work harder than a normal in order to keep the back flat. Remain in the pushup position for approximately 20 to 30 seconds. Keep your abdomen tight and your back flat.
Next, slowly lift one foot off the ground. Hold for 10 to 20 seconds before placing the foot down. Repeat the movement on the opposite side. Perform the foot lift approximately three or four times per side.
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