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Snake Twist 1 and 2

Angle-Based Images: Snake Twist 1 And 2 Video
Angle-Based Images: Snake Twist 1 And 2 Video
Angle-Based Images: Snake Twist 1 And 2 Video
Angle-Based Images: Snake Twist 1 And 2 Video
Angle-Based Images: Snake Twist 1 And 2 Video
Snake Twist 1 and 2: Step 1
Step 1 Sit with your knees stacked on top of each other, your left hand pressing into the mat and your right hand resting on your legs.
Snake Twist 1 and 2: Step 2
Step 2 Press into your left hand as you lift your hips to the ceiling and twist onto the balls of your feet, moving your right arm under your torso.
Snake Twist 1 and 2: Step 3
Step 3 Return to the starting position.
Snake Twist 1 and 2: Step 4
Step 4 Press into your right hand, lift your hips to the ceiling, placing your left hand to the floor.
Snake Twist 1 and 2: Step 5
Step 5 Move to a plank position.
Snake Twist 1 and 2: Step 6
Step 6 Lift your chest and push it forward through your arms.
Snake Twist 1 and 2: Step 7
Step 7 Press into your hands to lift your hips to the ceiling.
Snake Twist 1 and 2: Step 8
Step 8 Return to starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Benefits

Teaches shoulder stability while rotating the torso

Modifications

To modify, practice lifting and keep both hands on the mat at all times. Decrease the range of motion of your rotation.

Related Exercises

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