Suspended Pike

How to strengthen your core with a suspended pike.

Aug 4, 2010
Outside Magazine
Core Strengthening Exercise

Suspended Pike

WHY: "It engages the lower and upper abs, the lower back, and the hip flexors—the muscles at the top of the legs and groin—which is a general weakness in both cyclists and runners," says Dixon.
HOW: Place feet in straps and get in a plank position on your hands. Pull your feet toward your shoulders while lifting your hips high in the air, keeping your legs straight. Return slowly to start.

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