Roll Up Prep


The Roll Up Prep will utilise and strengthen the:

  • transverse abdominus muscle which stabilises the spine
  • rectus abdominus and obliques which flex the spine
  • scapula stabilisers (shoulder blades)


Start Position

Supine (on back)
Neutral spine
Arms shoulder height
Legs together, knees bent


Step 1

Inhale: Lift arms to ceiling


Step 2

Exhale: Curl upper body, reaching arms towards knees


Step 3

Inhale: Reach arms to ceiling


Step 4

Exhale: Roll back to start position