Boat with a Baby

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Move Targets: Upper and lower abdominal muscles and hip flexors


Step 1: Sit on the floor with knees bent and arms by your sides. Place your baby on your lap, resting against your knees. 

Step 2: Lift your feet of the floor until your lower legs are nearly parallel to the floor and lean back 45 degrees into a v-sit position.  Extend your arms and hold for one minute.

Modification (Advanced): Lift your legs until they are parallel to the floor and keep them straight. Keep your legs and chest further apart.

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