Movement Tip: The V Up
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Movement Tip: The V Up

CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates the V-up, a great abdominal strengthener, primarily targetting the rectus abdominis or the ‘six pack’ muscle. It’s not an exercise for beginners, or anybody with back, neck or abdominal separation after pregnancy. Build up core strength and stability through crunches and other deep core exercises from your coach before trying this move!

Points Of Performance

  • Start in supine position
  • Keep arms and legs extend extended
  • Squeeze legs together
  • Trunk and hips flex to pull torso and legs together
  • Arms reach forward during the ascent
  • Complete wtih the hands touching the toes at the top

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