Dead bug reach

The dead bug reach is an exercise for strengthening the core in which you alternate lowering your opposing arm and leg simultaneously, controlling the movement with the abdominal muscles. It can be part of a dynamic warm-up to activate the core for other athletics or lifting, or be performed in a circuit or on its own in the ab-focused portion of any workout.


  1. Strengthens the rectus abdominis, obliques, and deep core or transversus abdominis
  2. Teaches core to brace while arms and legs are moving
  3. Effective core activation work before training or anytime

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