Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Full Body

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Full Body

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WORKOUT FOUR: Repeat these exercises three times with as little rest as possible.

REPS: 10

Start in a seated position with your knees bent to 90 degrees and your feet anchored and flat on the floor. Place your hands behind your head with elbows pulled back, so that they are perpendicular to your head. Exhale and slowly lower your torso down to the ground until your back is flat on the floor. Inhale and exhale to come back up.

WORKOUT FOUR: Repeat these exercises three times with as little rest as possible.

REPS: 12

Slow transition with arms, feel in shoulder blades. To intensify add light dumbbells or take this movement to the floor. Lie on tummy, chest off the ground. Keep glutes engaged the whole time and complete the movement.

Skipping: 15s/30s/45s/60s/45s/30s/15s

Bent-over flys: 15s/30s/45s/60s/45s/30s/15s

Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart. Place a dumbbell in each hand. Bend your knees slightly, hinge over at the waist and maintain a straight back and engaged core. Relax your shoulders, inhale and exhale to bring your arms up to 90 degrees, and resist back down. Repeat.

REPS: 80

Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Place a dumbbell in each hand. Engage your core to protect your back. Bring your arms to 90 degrees so your weights are in line with your jaw. Keep your neck and spine neutral, directing your eyeline slightly upward. Exhale to reach your right hand up at a 45-degree angle, alternating with your right as your left resists back down.

REPS: 18

Start by lying on your back with your knees bent, and feet hip-width apart. Bring your feet close enough that you are able to brush your heels with your fingertips. Lie your arms by your side. Exhale to squeeze and drive through your heels, bringing your glutes and back off the ground and pushing your hips toward the ceiling. …

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