This exercise teaches you to activate your deeper abdominal muscles while bracing. Do 10 reps to start.
- Start off on your back, breathe in, and lift your arms up, pointing them toward the ceiling.
- Bend your knees to around 90 degrees.
- Exhale slowly, and forcefully brace your core while lowering your arms above your head and extending your legs out. Ensure your lower back is pressed firmly into the ground.
- Inhale, return to the start position, and repeat.