Bodyweight

Windshield Wiper

Windshield Wiper is a core-focused exercise involving side-to-side lower body twists. The movement enhances core strength, stability and flexibility. A rotation on each side counts as one rep.
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Windshield Wiper instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Lie down on your back on a flat surface, preferably a mat.
2
Raise your legs so they are at a 90-degree angle to your body
3
Stretch your arms out to your sides to help maintain balance.
4
Keeping your legs together and your abs engaged, gently lower them to one side. Avoid touching the ground.
5
Slowly bring your legs back to the center and then lower them to the other side. Repeat for the desired number of reps.
Lie down on your back on a flat surface, preferably a mat.
Raise your legs so they are at a 90-degree angle to your body
Stretch your arms out to your sides to help maintain balance.
Keeping your legs together and your abs engaged, gently lower them to one side. Avoid touching the ground.
Slowly bring your legs back to the center and then lower them to the other side. Repeat for the desired number of reps.
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