Hamstring Stretch

It is so important to stretch before and after exercising to prevent soreness and muscle, joint and tendon injuries. Stretching also improves flexibility. Using the resistance band allows you to feel more of a stretch. Start by lying on your mat bending your right knee into your chest, place the band on the ball ofContinue reading “Hamstring Stretch”

Plie Squat With Calf Raise

The plie squat is great for toning the inner thighs. This exercise also works your core, glutes, thighs, ankles and calves. Start by standing with feet wider than hip-width apart with your feet pointed outwards. Holding a dumbell or a kettle bell with both hands slowly lower yourself down into a plie squat. Keep yourContinue reading “Plie Squat With Calf Raise”

Hands and Knees Balance

This exercise is fantastic for the core. Strengthening your core improves your posture, back pain and althletic performance preventing sports injuries. Start by getting on your hands and knees on your mat. Make sure your hands are parallel underneath your shoulders and your abs are held in tight.  Begin by lifting your right leg holdingContinue reading “Hands and Knees Balance”

Plie’ Squat on the balls of your feet

This exercise works your glutes, thighs, ankles, calves and core. It is a great exercise as it improves balance, tones and strengthens. Start by standing with feet wider than hip-width apart with your feet pointed outwards and come onto the balls of your feet. Slowly squat down in a sitting position still on the ballsContinue reading “Plie’ Squat on the balls of your feet”