Alternating Opposites

Alternating Opposites on Yoga Mat

How to Alternating Opposites

Exercise Families: Trunk Extension

Equipment: Bodyweight

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Lie face down on a yoga mat with the arms and legs extended. Lift the chest off the ground, extending the spine, and simultaneously lifting the right arm and left leg.

  2. Hold the up-position briefly, and return to the starting position. Repeat the movement with the left arm and right leg, and continue alternating sides for the specified amount of time.

  3. Alternating Opposites help strengthen your spine, stabilize your core, and strengthen your glutes.

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