Dead Bug

Foundation: Maintain Alignment – Dead Bug

Foundations: Maintain Alignment

Quick Intro: Dead Bug aka Greyhound

 

What’s it good for? ⁠

🌟 Dead Bug is a safe exercise that teaches us stability of both the shoulders and pelvis.

🌟 This exercise helps to improve coordination of limbs.

A quick “how to”…

Dead Bug

🌟 Lie on your back, facing the ceiling with your hips & knees bent at 90 degrees and with both are pointing towards the ceiling.

🌟 Engage your abdominals and keeping your knee bent at 90 degrees, reach one foot towards the floor whilst reaching the opposite arm overhead.

🌟 As your arm and leg move away from each other, engage your abdominal muscles to helps stabilise your pelvis and trunk against the movement that your limbs create.

 

Hints & Tips:

🌟 Keep your knees at 90 degrees throughout.

🌟 Reach your legs long and point your feet and try to touch only your toes to the floor.

🌟 Reach your arms long up overhead.

 

Any Questions?

Ask away – I love to help!  Click here for the Contact Page 🙂 – or leave a comment at the bottom of the post – see you there…

 

Miguel 🙂

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