Not only will these hit your transverse abdominis, they'll also allow you to practice a neutral spine position while going through limb range of motion. Once you've mastered the regular deadbug, add in some of the band variations shown in the video.

  • Keep your lower back completely flat on the ground. There should be no space at all.
  • Completely exhale as you lower your legs and arms to the floor. Inhale on the way back up to the starting position.
  • Keep the non-moving limbs still!

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