V-Sit Double Knee Tucks

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

The v-sit double knee tuck is an intermediate core exercise that targets the upper and lower abs. This exercise is best suited for intermediate to advanced fitness levels.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


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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.

Equipment Used


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Bench

A weight training bench is a piece of equipment that has a resemblance to a normal (e.g. park) bench, but is cushioned and designed for use in the weight room.

Exercise Instructions


v-sit double knee tucks - step 1

Step 1

Start in a v-sit position with your knees up and your back long.

v-sit double knee tucks - step 2

Step 2

Extend your legs out and lean back while maintaining a strong core.

v-sit double knee tucks - step 3

Step 3

Pull your knees back in, fully contract your abs and repeat.