Double Side Jackknifes
- Bring yourself to the ground and lie on your left side. Be sure to stack your feet.
- Place your left hand on your side while raising your right arm above your head so that the elbow is pointing towards the sky.
- Focusing all of the tension and contraction in the obliques, bring your feet up while you raise your upper body. Lead with the right elbow.
- Hold the contraction and slowly return to the starting position. Do not allow your feet or shoulder to touch the ground.
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Double side jackknifes is a gym work out exercise that targets abs and obliques and also involves glutes & hip flexors. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Swiss ball plank, medicine ball rotational passes and lunge twists are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as double side jackknifes. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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