Tilted Brush Stroke

This 4-move Ab Workout Targets Your Deepest Core Muscles

Tilted Brush Stroke

1. Jack Knife Tuck

To perform this exercise, lie on your back with your head and neck off the floor and your body weight supported by your forearms. 

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Jack Knife Tuck

Maintain your forearms alongside your body and your lower back against your exercise mat. 

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Jack Knife Tuck

Engage your core and extend your forearms, lifting your torso off the mat, while simultaneously tucking your knees into your chest. 

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2. Leg raises

From the same starting position, with your body weight supported by your elbows and your lower back pressed into the mat.

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Leg raises

Engage your core and raise both legs to the ceiling before lowering them to a halt a few inches above the floor.

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Leg raises

Again, if this is too challenging, lower yourself to an exercise mat.

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3. Table top

Begin this exercise by lying on your back with your legs in a horizontal position and bent to 90 degrees. 

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Table top

Raise your head and neck a few centimeters off the floor and maintain this position.

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Table top

Tap one heel to the mat, then the other, and then lower your head and neck to the ground from this position. 

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4. Flutters

From the same starting position, raise both legs a few inches off the ground.

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Flutters

If this is too much for your lower back, or if you sense your lower back peeling off the mat.

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