Plank with a leg raise

This exercise strengthens your wrists, arms, shoulders, core and glutes. Start by positioning yourself in a plank position. Engage your core and raise your right leg up into the air squeezing your glutes and hold for as long as you can. Do 3 sets of 8-10 reps on each leg. If the plank position isContinue reading “Plank with a leg raise”

Side Lunge

This exercise tones your hamstrings, glutes, inner thighs, lower back and core. Start by standing straight holding a dumbbell in each hand. Choose the weight you prefer. Lunge down to the right side. Make sure to keep your abdominal muscles tight and do not let the knee go over your foot. Your back should beContinue reading “Side Lunge”

Plank Row

This exercise works your entire body making this plank more challenging. it works your arms, back, core and glutes. Begin in a plank position holding dumbbells. You can choose the weight you prefer. I use 3kg. Keep your legs wider than hip-width apart. Engage your core and glutes and lift your left arm rowing backContinue reading “Plank Row”

Side plank with a side crunch

Can you tell that planks are my favourite exercise? I find them the best for your abs and love doing all different variations. This exercise is a continuation from last weeks exercise which was a side plank with a leg raise. This side plank  is a great full body shaper. It engages your core, obliques,Continue reading “Side plank with a side crunch”

Side plank with a leg raise

This exercise is a great full body shaper. It engages  your core, obliques, quads, shoulders, wrists and glutes. Start by positioning yourself in plank position. Then place your right hand in the middle of your mat and push your hips up. Your body should be in a straight line from your head to your heels.Continue reading “Side plank with a leg raise”

Reverse lunge with knee lift

This is a great move to sculpt and define your lower body! This exercise strengthens your glutes, calves, quads and hamstrings. Start by Standing straight, hands by your side feet shoulder width apart. Lift your right foot and take a step backward.  Bend your left knee in a 90 degree angle. Back should be straight,Continue reading “Reverse lunge with knee lift”