How To Do Alternate Heel Touches ?


Want to know how to do Alternate Heel Touch exercise? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.

 

What is Alternate Heel Touches Exercise ?

Alternate heal touches exercise is an exercise to benefit the abs and obliques.

 

WHAT MUSCLES DOES AN ALTERNATE HEEL TOUCHES EXERCISE EFFECT THE MOST ?

Primary muscles: The Abs and obliques are the Primary muscles which are benefited the most by performing the Alternate Heel Touches exercise.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES AN ALTERNATE HEEL TOUCHES EXERCISE REQUIRE ?

Apart from a floor to lay down on, Alternate Heel Touches exercise does not require any equipment.

 

HOW TO DO ALTERNATE HEEL TOUCHES EXERCISE ?

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1. Lay down on your back on the exercising floor with your knees bent. Place your feet flat and widen then slightly more than than your shoulder-apart-width.
2. Starting position: Extend your arms towards the downward direction by the side of the body with your palms facing inwards.
3. While exhaling your breath, crunch your abs in the forward right direction. Try to catch your right ankle with the right extended arm (step 2). Stay there till the count of one.
4. Now while you’re inhaling your breath, leave the right ankle you caught hold of with your right arm and very slowly move back to the starting position.
5. Repeat the same for the left side.
6. Your one rep is complete when you have completed both sides.
7. Repeat the Alternate Heel Touches exercise.

 

IS ALTERNATE HEEL TOUCHES EXERCISE FOR MALE OR FEMALE OR BOTH?

Anybody wanting to have toned abs can perform Alternate Heel Touches exercise. This includes both, men as well as women.

 

WHAT IS THE WORKOUT DIFFICULTY LEVEL OF ALTERNATE HEEL TOUCHES EXERCISE ?

The Alternate Heel Touches exercise is an Easy to Moderate exercise.

 

WHAT ARE THE OTHER ALTERNATE HEEL TOUCHES EXERCISE ?

5 other exercises can work over the same primary muscles:1. Sit-up / Crunch
2. Plank Leg Lift
3. Jackknife Sit-up / Crunch
4. Dumbbell Side Bend
5. Hindu / Judo Push Up / Dive Bombers
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