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Scissors

Angle-Based Images: Scissors Video
Angle-Based Images: Scissors Video
Angle-Based Images: Scissors Video
Angle-Based Images: Scissors Video
Angle-Based Images: Scissors Video
Scissors: Step 1
Step 1 Lie on your back with your pelvis stable and slightly tilted and legs bent at 90 degrees.
Scissors: Step 2
Step 2 Curl your head and shoulders off the mat as you straighten your legs to the ceiling.
Scissors: Step 3
Step 3 Hold one leg as the other lowers down.
Scissors: Step 4
Step 4 Hold the other thigh as the other leg lowers toward the floor.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

Practice scooping the abs in as you lift your leg.

Benefits

Challenges pelvic stability as well as hamstring flexibility.

Modifications

To modify, keep your legs bent and rest your hands on your thighs. Alternatively, you can bring your hands under your pelvis to support your lower back.

Related Exercises

  • Strength Exercises
  • Core Exercises
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