How to do Cobra Wings

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Low

Target Body Parts: upper back, shoulders, glutes


Lay on your front with feet together and arms by your side. Squeezing your glutes and your feet together whilst squeezing the muscles of your lower back, raise your straight legs off the floor. At the same time raise your head, chest and straight arms off the floor, bringing your arms forward so they are in a straight line from fingertip to fingertip. Then raise your arms forward so they are above your head, in line with your ears. Return your arms in line with your shoulders, then back down by your sides. Relax and lower your legs, chest, head and arms to the floor. Repeat.

Keep your chin tucked in for the duration of the exercise. Your arms are never raised off the floor higher than your head.

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