This exercise is the crunch, its targeting the abdominal area, its one of the standard exercise used to start with when you’re working on that core area, start by placing your hands behind your head, turning your hips in towards your belly button So that you’re pressing already your abdominal in towards that mat.
You want to start with that neutral spine don’t flatten your back right out. Then in one consistent movement, slowly round your spine up, bringing the shoulder blades right off the ground and then come back down. Remember to breathe, always exhale as you’re coming up don’t hold your breath and slowly inhale as you go back down. You’re going to do 10-15 reps of this exercise, you’re going to do 2-3 sets, and then you’re gonna move on to the next exercise.