Strengthen your hips while working your core by doing Knee Up Rotations!
Get a great cardio warm up by doing Knee Up Rotations! Also called the Standing Elbow to Knee Crunch, it’s an excellent exercise for stretching your arms and legs while targeting your core.
Aside from stretching your arms and legs, it works your hip flexors, the muscles located in front of your thighs. Hip flexors get weak when you sit too long in the office. It can also make it more challenging for you to walk or run long distances. So make sure to do this exercises to keep your hip flexors strong.
To do this workout, just follow these instructions.
How to Do Knee Up Rotations
- Start by standing with both your arms in front of you up to your eye level.
- Raise one knee up by bending it upwards. Move your shoulder so your opposite elbow can touch your knee. If you’re raising you’re right knee, your left elbow should touch your knee, and vice versa.
- Alternate this movement with your other knee. You can increase the intensity by doing the movement fast.
- Repeat the exercise as many times as you can within 30 seconds or for as long as you can.
Watch this video for a quick demo:
There you have it! Challenge yourself and try this workout today!