- Place ankles between ankle roller pads with feet on vertical
platform and position knees on pad with lower thighs against
large padded hump. Position hands behind hips.
- From upright position, lower body by straightening knees
until body is horizontal. Continue to lower torso by bending
hips until body is upside down. Raise torso by extending hips
until fully extended. Continue to raise body by flexing knees
until body is upright. Repeat.
- Movement can be made easier by having partner assisting raise
by pulling up on shoulders (from front) or chest (from side).
- Exercise can be made more challenging by placing hands further
up toward neck or head. See Arm
Position During Waist Exercises. Also consider performing