Trainer: Brian Quinn

Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County in Margate

Exercise: V-Up Variation

Muscles targeted: Abdominals

Equipment: Mat

Reps/sets: 10 to 12 reps/2 to 3 sets


Lay on the mat on your back with your feet extended out and hands extended overhead with palms facing up. Keep your feet together and hips, head and shoulders on the floor.

Bring your legs and arms up, simultaneously while keeping them both straight, until they’re perpendicular to the floor. Hold this position for 3 seconds. Lower your legs and arms down, within inches of the floor. Do not touch the floor. Repeat.