This Killer Abs Exercise Will Bulletproof Your Back

...and strengthen your lower back, improve squatting and running



The lying miniband hip flexion extension may be a mouthful of an exercise, but it’s also a great multi-tasker. You’ll light up your abs, bulletproof your lower back, strengthen your hip flexors, mobilise your hips, and improve your squatting and running mechanics, says Men’s Health Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.

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Watch the video below to see how to perform the move.

 

“It’s great for sets of 10 to 20 reps or work periods of 1 to 2 minutes,” Gaddour says. “Add it as a warmup or activation drill or plug it into a circuit as a core move.”

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