Tuesday, November 13, 2007

TC CHallenge

 
Exercise Animations
Starting Position
Lie on the floor or a mat on your back, with knees bent and hands behind head. Lift legs and bend knees to 90 degrees. Keep a space between your chin and chest (looking diagonal towards the ceiling).

Action
EXHALE: Pull knees in toward chest and hold for 2 seconds.

INHALE: Slowly lower legs back to starting position.

Special Instructions
Don't use your momentum to swing your legs up. Try to keep the motion controlled by your abs.

Muscles Worked: Lower abs
 
 
Exercise Animations
Starting Position
Sit on a mat and place a stability ball between your legs (at your calves/ankles). Squeezing the ball in place, lie backonto the floor, and extend legs straight up into the air. Keep knees slightly bent and arms out to the sides for support.

Action
Keeping upper body and glutes stationary, lower your legs down to the right, as close to the ground as possible. Return to start and repeat to the left side to complete one rep.

Special Instructions
Make sure your back stays firmly planted and that your legs swing in line with your hips (not above or below them).

Muscles Worked: Abs, Obliques, Hips

2 comments:

  1. love the exercise
    hugs
    Sherry

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  2. Hey I could do that :) Hugs Lisa

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