Scissor Kick

Scissor Kick on Yoga Mat

How to Scissor Kick

You Should Feel This: Abs

Equipment: Yoga Mat

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Lie on your back with your legs fully extended, and heels lifted 3-4 inches off the ground. Your arms should be by your side.

  2. Tighten your abs to lift your left leg approximately 60-degrees. Hold your right leg approximately 2-inches off the floor while keeping your knee straight.

  3. Alternate in a scissor motion by raising your right leg up while lowering your left leg. Keep your core engaged as you continue the motion for the specified amount of time.

  4. You should feel this working your abs, obliques, and hip flexor muscles.

Alternative Exercises:

Scissor Kick  Folding Crunch

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