How to Heel Touch
1- Lie on your back with your arms by your sides, palms down, and bend your knees. Engage your core to raise your shoulders and upper back off the floor, keeping your neck relaxed and your spine in a neutral position.
2- Reach down as far as you can toward your right foot with your right hand in a slow and controlled movement, crunching the left side of your abdomen to drive the movement and avoid straining with your neck.
3- Pause briefly, then return to the starting position and alternate for the required number of repetitions. Repeat the movement to the left side of your body.
Heel Touch Benefits
- The exercise works up the obliques, abs, and lower back muscles. Obliques are the muscles which connects your lats and abs these muscles help in twisting or turning our upper body. This exercise, which targets the oblique muscles, is very useful for tightening and developing the abdominals fat.