Here are some exercises to build strong arms and a strong core!
#1. Plank to Forearm Plank
~ Start in High Plank/ High Pushup Position.
~ Drop down to your right forearm, then to your left forearm. Come back up onto the right palm, then back up onto your left palm. Drop down to your left forearm (switching sides)
#2. Side Plank to Side Plank
~ Start in High Plank/ High Push up. Take your toes and feet together to touch.
~ Roll onto the outside edge of your right foot as you stretch your left arm up into the air. Rotate and proceed on other side.
#3. Mountain Climbers – down the centre
~ Start in High Plank/ High Pushup. Draw your right knee towards the chest. Step it back. Left knee in towards the chest. Step it back. (To make it harder Starting Hopping and not stepping)
#4. Mountain Climbers – knee to tricep
~ Same as above – draw you right knee towards your right tricep. Then Left Knee to Left Tricep. *See if you can get the knee above your elbow
#5. Hug to Half Boat
~ Come to seated. Hug your knees towards your chest. Pick your feet up off the mat. Inhale.
~ Straighten your legs and reach your arms along side you as you lower to hover the legs, shoulders and head up off the floor. Exhale.
#6. Reach for your toes
~ Come to lay on your back. Reach your legs up into the air, straighten your legs.
~ Take your arms and reach them to the ceiling. Draw your hands towards your feet as your shoulders and head pick up off the floor then lower down.
#7. Scissor Leg Drops
~ Come to lay only our back. Place your arms along side you, palms facing down. Lengthen both legs straight up into the air.
~ Keep your head and shoulders ON the floor. Lower your right leg to hover an inch off the floor then lengthen it back up. Lower your left leg to hover an inch off the floor, then lengthen it back up.
Take as many reps as you would like with a 10 second break in between exercises. Repeat 3 Times for best results!
Listen to your body! – Enjoy!