Alternate Heel Touchers

Heel touchers is a simple exercise that can be done at your home and requires no equipment.
This exercise targets the obliques which are the muscles running parallel from just under your rib cage to the pubic area.
These muscles are very important for your posture, strengthening these muscles will help to tighten the entire side ab wall.

Exercise Video

How to do

  1. Lie on an exercise mat, with your back flat, knees bent and your feet flat on the floor slightly wider than shoulder width apart.
  2. Keep both arms laying on the floor by your sides.
  3. Crunch your torso forward and to the right until you can touch your right heel with your right hand.
  4. Return to the starting position and repeat on your left side.

  5. As with all abdominal exercises, form is very important when performing the alternate heel touchers. Focus on technique over the number of reps you can do every workout.

    Avoid hunching forward or curling your shoulders. keep your eyes on the ceiling, your chin off your chest, and make sure your head is in a neutral position.

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