- Lie with knees bent and feet flat on the floor. You can have someone hold your feet or place them under something to keep them steady.
- Place your hands behind your head, elbows pointing out.
- Engage your abs and lift your head, neck and shoulders up. Pretend you are holding a small ball under your chin.
- Hold and then return to starting position.
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