The reverse plank is another great exercise that works the core. It targets the muscles at the back of the core and the obliques. Sit on your mat with your legs stretched out in front of you. Straighten your arms and have your fingers pointing forward towards your toes. Push up using your arms withContinue reading “Reverse Plank”
These two exercises work your core, obliques, wrists, shoulders, biceps and glutes. They are two very effective and challenging exercises. The first side Plank exercise Position yourself in a side plank and as you press the dumbbell over your shoulder lift your leg at the same time. Hold and lower back to start position. IfContinue reading “2 New Side Plank exercises”
This exercise works your obliques and core. Start by sitting up on your mat, feet lifted balancing on your glutes. Hold your abs in and twist first to the left and then to the right touching the ground with the weight. 1 rep is a twist on both sides. Do 2-3 sets of 20 reps.
This exercise strengthens your wrists, shoulders, arms, your core and especially targets your obliques which are often over looked. We spend so much time on our abs but forget to work our obliques. Start in a plank position keeping your back flat. Pull your left knee into your left elbow and alternate sides. Do 3Continue reading “knee to elbow plank”
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”
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”