Alternating V-Up

Alternating Straight-Leg V-Up on Yoga Mat

How to Alternating V-Up

You Should Feel This: Abs

Equipment: Yoga Mat

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Lie on your back with your legs straight and arms extended above your head.

  2. Tighten your abs to lift the shoulders off the floor, curl the trunk up and forward. Simultaneously kick the right leg toward your chest, stretch the arms and reach with the hands to touch your right foot. Lower into the starting position and pause briefly.

  3. Repeat the movement with the left leg and continue alternating for the specified amount of time.

  4. Be sure to tighten the abs before you move the hips.

  5. You should feel this working your abs, obliques, and hips.

Alternative Exercises:

Weighted V-Up  Ab Pulse

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