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 at-home 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 / exercise ball reverse crunches, plank leg lifts and medicine ball / alternating side slams are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as double side jackknifes. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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