Inspiring Fitness

While you may think of flutter kicks as a swimming exercise, this workout move isn’t just for the pool. Flutter kicks are a fantastic core exercise you can do on the floor with nothing more than a yoga mat beneath you. They’re a staple bodyweight exercise done in popular workout programs like Pilates, barre, and even strength training routines.

If you’re looking for a new ab-strengthening exercise that specifically targets your deep, lower abs and mobilizes your hips, it’s time to bring flutter kicks into the mix. Here’s how to execute the perfect set of flutter kicks at home with proper form—and its many real-world benefits for everyday movement.