How to Do a Double Lift
Whether you want to mix up an existing exercise routine or start a new one altogether, the double lift may be a good choice. A double lift, also known as a double leg lift, is an excellent way to tone your abs and obliques. Both versions of the exercise use the weight of your own legs as resistance for building your abs or obliques. Aim to perform the exercises at least three times per week for the best results.
Double Lifts for Abs
Lie on your back on a mat with your arms along your sides.
Lift your head off the mat and tighten your abs.
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Squeeze your legs together and lift your legs off the mat, forming a 45-degree angle with the floor.
Lower your legs until they almost touch the floor.
Lift your legs back up. Repeat 10 times.
Double Lifts for Obliques
Lie on your right side on an exercise mat. Place your left hand on the floor in front of you. Place your right hand under your head for support. Stack your hips.
Lift your feet and legs off the floor. Hold for two seconds.
Lower your legs back down. Repeat 15 times.
Stretch Your Abs
Lie on a mat on your stomach. Place your hands flat on the mat under your shoulders.
Straighten your arms, keeping your hips on the floor. Hold for 20 seconds.
Lower yourself back down. Repeat three times.