Front staby with the Sand-Pad
- Degree of Difficulty 60% 60%
- Push-up position with forearms laying on the Sand-Pad.
- Lift one leg in a parallel to the floor.
- Lower leg.
- Raise the other leg and try to train with both legs alternately.
- You are in a push-up position and your forearms rest on the Sand-Pad. Your hands hold each other. The angle in your elbow should be 90°. Back, buttocks and legs form a line.
- Lift one leg from the floor and the tension in your whole body will raise. Try to tense your back and abdominal muscles. Keep the leg extended.
- Lower the lifted leg again.
- Lift the other leg and train with both legs alternately to prevent a one-sidedness of the workout.
Keep your back in a straight position and prevent a hollow back. Always tense your buttocks and your abdominal muscles.
Additional exercise instructions
The Sand-Pad exercise Front Staby trains the core muscles. During the exercise, the whole trunk is under high tension.
Related Sand-Pad exercises
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