Deadbugs Beginner

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The beginner deadbug is a beginner level core exercise that targets the upper and lower abs and is suitable for all fitness levels.

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 Shoulders

Shoulders

The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. However, it is an unstable joint because of the range of motion allowed. This instability increases the likelihood of joint injury, often leading to a degenerative process in which tissues break down and no longer function well.

Exercise Instructions


deadbugs beginner - step 1

Step 1

Start by lying on your back with your arms straight and fully extended in line with your shoulder. Your legs should be bent at a 90 degree angle.

deadbugs beginner - step 2

Step 2

Return to the starting position, alternate sides and repeat the action.

deadbugs beginner - step 3

Step 3

Return to the starting position, alternate sides and repeat the action.