Crossover Single Leg Drop

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The cross over single leg drop is an intermediate core exercise that targets the abs and obliques.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Abdominals

Abdominals

The abdominal muscles (abs) provide movement and support to your core area. The deeper and closer to the spine the particular abdominal muscle is, the more effect over body posture it will have, and this often contributes significantly to a healthy back.

Picture of Obliques

Obliques

Many people put a lot of focus on working their abs but forget their surrounding neighbors; the oblique muscles. Obliques serve as stabilizers, and are used in almost every physical activity. Exercising your obliques should be a very important part of your workout program.

Exercise Instructions


crossover single leg drop - step 1

Step 1

Start on your back with one knee pulled in and your other leg straight. Crunch over and touch your elbow to your bent knee.

crossover single leg drop - step 2

Step 2

Keep contact between your elbow and knee and lower your straight leg down to the floor.

crossover single leg drop - step 3

Step 3

Pull your leg back up to the starting position and repeat.