Instructions: The Abdominal Curl Two Arm Reach is a strength training exercise that targets the abdominal and chest muscles. Lie on your back. Bring your chin toward your chest. Slowly curl up by rounding your back. Bring your arms up and in front of you, as shown in the video. Roll back down onto your mat. Perform 3 sets of 8 to 10 repetitions. Reduce the number of sets and repetitions according to ability.
Modifications: 1) Cross your arms on your chest. 2) Lower your body halfway down, and then come back up.
Alternative: If the Abdominal Curl Two Arm Reach exercise is too diffricult, do the Basic Abdominal Curl instead. LINK
EXERCISE DOs and DONTs: As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your abdominal muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider.