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Banana Exercise


Starting Position Lie on floor with legs together, arms extended overhead, belly button pulled in toward spine.

Action Keeping head between arms, slowly raise upper body and legs off floor to form a gentle bananalike curve. Hold for a slow 30 counts.

Special Instructions Don't hold your breath! Try to keep breathing steady and even. Concentrate on holding abs in.

Muscles Worked: Abs, Shoulders

Exercise Categories: Beginner Bodyweight Abs Core Strength