BODY PARTS Deepest core muscle called Transverse adominus is a girdle muscle,  Rectus abdominus is the most superficial muscle which goes from public bone to Chest. Quadriceps strengthen to support the knee joint. 
EQUIPMENT Yoga strap.
BENEFITS Strengthens the muscles of the abdominals to support your back. Strengthen vastus medialis (main quad at the knee – supports knee health).  Shoulder pull downwards to waist to strengthen the upper back muscles for posture.(trapezius)
TIPS In sitting position with straight or slightly bent knees, wrap strap around arches. Slowly pull the belly button into the spine. Start to lift the legs slowly up with knees bent or legs straight. Hold Boat position until you feel abs and quads muscles fatigue (10 to 1 minute,use your timer so to increase length of strength over time). Release leg to floor, bring soles of feet together, bend forward, relax abs. Repeat Boat 2 more times. 



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