Toes to Bar

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

Toes to bar is a gruelling core conditioning exercise. This exercise hits every fibre of your core and is definitely recommended for intermediate to advanced fitness levels.


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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.

Equipment Used

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Pull Up Bar

A pull-up bar is a straight steel bar that mounts on a wall, door frame, squat rack or cable machine. It is one of oldest and most effective strength tools and is used to target the latissimus dorsi muscle (lats) along with the rhomboids, shoulders and biceps.

Exercise Instructions

toes to bar - step 1

Step 1

Start by hanging on the pull-up bar with your hands slightly wider than shoulder width.

toes to bar - step 2

Step 2

Pull your legs up and touch your toes to the pull-up bar.

toes to bar - step 3

Step 3

Lower your legs back down to the starting position and repeat.