2 New Side Plank exercises

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”

knee to elbow plank

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”

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 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”

Balance pose

This balancing exercise strengthens and works your entire body. It works your core, glutes, hamstrings, ankles, calves and shoulders. Balance exercises improve your posture and agility. Start by standing with your arms overhead with palms facing each other Then start to lean forward lifting your right leg back. Your body should be parallel to theContinue reading “Balance pose”