Want to tighten and strengthen your core? Want to improve your posture and stability?
Try these moves, using a mat, a smooth surface and 2 gliders or paper plates. They will definitely get the job done!
Lying on your back, place each hand on a glider at your sides. Crunch up and slide side to side, attempting to touch each heel. Attempt 32 reps slow, then double time for 16 reps.
Reverse Plank Extension:
In a reverse plank position, place each foot on a glider. Alternate extending each leg and then both legs together. It’s very important to keep your hips lifted and shoulders stacked over wrists. Attempt 32 full reps.
In a plank position, place feet on gliders. Using forearms, pull and push yourself up and down a mat. These are tough. So start out trying 8 full up-and-down reps. Work up to 16.
In a plank position, place feet on gliders. Open and close feet in jack formation. Go slow for 16 reps and fast for 16 reps.
In a plank position, place gliders under palms. Alternate extending straight arms forward. Try for 8 full reps. Work up to 16 reps. For an extra challenge. try extending both arms out diagonally at the same time.
Sitting on one side with knees bent, place outside hand on a glider and other hand to ears. Extend the arm out and in for 16 reps. Switch sides. These target your obliques or the infamous “love handles.”
Plank to Knee Crunch:
In a plank position, place feet on gliders. slide feet in and out, tucking knees in. Try for 32 reps slow and 16 reps fast.
For a good core workout, try these “ABS-OLUTELY” great moves!
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