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Left Side Bird-Dog 101 Video Tutorial

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Left Side Bird-Dog
Left Side Bird-Dog

Exercise Synopsis

Target Muscle Group

Abs

Secondary Targets

Execution

Compound

Force Type

Core

Required Equipment

Body Weight

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Timer

Hour

Minute

Second

Stopwatch

00:00:00:00

Overview

The left side birddog is an exercise that targets the abdominal muscles, particularly the rectus abdominis or six-pack muscles. It is a of the birddog exercise, which is a core stability exercise that helps to strengthen the muscles of the lower back, hips, and shoulders. To perform the left side birddog, start by lying on your left side with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Place your left hand on your left hip and extend your right arm out in front of you. Engage your core and lift your left leg off the floor, keeping your knee bent. Hold the position for a few seconds, then lower your leg and repeat. You can also perform this exercise on your right side.

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Variations

Variations of fitness exercises refer to different ways of performing a specific exercise or movement to target various muscle groups, intensities, or goals. These variations aim to challenge the body differently, prevent plateaus, and cater to individuals with varying fitness levels.

EQUIPMENT

Body Weight

EXECUTION

Isolation

FITNESS LEVEL

Intermediate

Alternatives

Alternative exercises in fitness refer to different movements or activities that target similar muscle groups or serve the same training purpose as the primary exercise. These alternative exercises can be used as substitutes when the original exercise is unavailable or challenging to perform due to various reasons such as equipment limitations, injuries, or personal preferences.