July 1, 2022

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Move United #AdaptAtHome Abdominal Twists

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Tune into learn how to use your Move United #AdaptAtHome towel with the Move United Warfighter Ambassador and Field Representative, Orlando Gill! He will teach you how to perform abdominal twists with the Move United exercise ball!

To perform the exercise on the ground, please follow the steps below:
1. Place ball on the ground
2. Sit on the ground and hold the ball in both hands
3. Bend knees and place feet flat on the ground
4. Sit upright and lean back slightly to point where your core is engaged
5. Optional: Lift feet 1-3 inches off the ground and balance on your bottom
6. Keep back straight and chin lifted
7. Twist upper body from side to side while holding the ball and tap ball on the ground to the opposite side near your hip; can make an rainbow from one hip to the other (tapping ball on the ground is not mandatory)

To perform the exercise in a chair please follow the steps below:
1. Sit in a chair
2. Hold the ball in both hands
3. Sit upright in chair
6. Keep back straight and chin lifted
7. Twist upper body from side to side while holding the ball and bring ball down towards the opposite side near your hip (can make an rainbow from one hip to the other)

Workout Ideas:
3 sets of 10 repetitions on each side
3 sets of 15 repetitions on each side
3 sets of 25 repetitions on each side
Lift feet slightly off the ground or keep feet on the ground

Please note: All participants should proceed with caution while performing physical activity and we encourage you to go at your own pace.

For more information about Move United, please visit www.moveunitedsport.org or visit our #AdaptAtHome Virtual Calendar for live and on-demand workouts at www.moveunitedsport.org/adaptathome!

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