Week 2 - Day 3 - The challenge is already half done!

Fitness challenge ~ abs, arms and legs 

A 15 minute workout is only 1% of your day!

 


Reverse lunge to knee lift

Step back with your right leg into a reverse lunge, bringing your shin parallel to the ground. After hitting the lowest point of your lunge, immediately push to lift your right knee up in front of you. Repeat. Switch legs.

 

Squat with calf raise

Stand with feet shoulder width apart. Squat, bending knees to get your thighs parallel to the ground. Make sure to keep your knees behind your toes. Push up into a calf raise. Repeat.

 

Plank with leg raise

Get into a plank position, with your forearms on the ground, elbows directly under your shoulders, and legs extended straight behind you, feet hips-width apart. Your body should form a straight line from shoulders to ankles. Engage your core. Keeping your hips parallel to the floor, squeeze your glutes to raise your right foot a few inches into the air.  Exhale and hold for two seconds, then inhale and lower your foot. Repeat with your left foot.

 

Reverse plank

Start from a seated position, legs extended in front of you, hands slightly behind and outside your hips. With straight arms, slowly lift your hips until your body is in a straight line from heels to shoulders, head and body in alignment. Hold.

 

Russian twist

Sit on the floor with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground.  Lean back so your torso is at a 45-degree angle to floor and make sure to keep your back straight. Lace your arms straight out in front of your chest. Take a deep breath. Slowly rotate to the right as far as you can, exhale and pause. Inhale and then reverse this movement all the way to the left Repeat.


Have a great weekend everyone! See you on Monday.

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