V Up

V Up


This exercise involves lying on your back with your arms and legs extended towards the ceiling, forming a "V" shape with your body. You then lift your upper body towards your legs, engaging your core muscles. This exercise targets the abs and hip flexors.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

V Up Instructions

  1. Start by lying flat on your back with your arms extended above your head and your legs straight out in front of you.
  2. Engage your core muscles and lift your legs and upper body off the ground at the same time, forming a “V” shape with your body.
  3. Hold this position for a few seconds, making sure to keep your core engaged and your back straight.
  4. Slowly lower your body back down to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

V Up Form & Visual

V Up

V Up Benefits

  • Strengthens the core muscles
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Targets the lower abs
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels
  • Helps to improve posture

V Up Muscles Worked

  • Rectus abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Hip flexors

V Up Variations & Alternatives

  • V sit-up
  • V crunch
  • V leg raise
  • V twist
  • V hold