Want to look as toned and fit as Kelly Ripa? Kelly shares her home workout routines with Shape readers!
Triceps Can-Can Home Workout
This Kelly Ripa workout move is both original and fun.
Reps: 8 to 10 dips, switch legs and repeats
Sit with hands behind you and feet shoulder-width apart. Lift hips and raise right leg straight up, toes pointed [A]. Bend elbows to lower hips toward floor. Press up then lower again, this time bending right knee about 90 degrees [B]. Continue, alternating straight and bent legs with each dip.
Leg Raise Workout Routines
You’ll need a counter or a tall chair to balance with in this Kelly Ripa workout.
Stand next to a tall chair or counter, balance on right leg (toes turned toward chair), lean over, and place right forearm on chair seat or counter for balance. Place left hand on hip and raise left leg until it’s parallel to floor, knee slightly bent and toes pointed [A].
Do 2 small pulses as you bring your leg forward until it’s directly in front of you, then do 2 pulses back to the starting position. Repeat, pulsing leg behind you slightly, then return to start [B]. Continue pulsing leg forward and back for 1 to 2 minutes, then switch legs and repeat.
Thigh Dancing Home Workout
This Kelly Ripa workout technique may seem somewhat unusual, but it’s highly effective!
Kneel on the floor with legs about hip-width apart and hips on heels and raise arms overhead, palms facing each other [A]. Lift hips a few inches and draw left arm down to left hip as you move hip to left [B]. Repeat to right. Do this for 30 seconds, then tilt hips forward and back for 30 seconds. Finally, circle hips to the right, then left, for 30 seconds.
These Kelly Ripa workout techniques are ideal for slimming and toning your body. Check out the next page for additional excellent home workout routines.
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Wanting to look as awesome as Kelly Ripa? You’re in luck because Kelly shares her home workout routines with Shape readers!
The Pretzel Home Workout
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Reps: Do 20 to 40 reps, then switch sides to complete set
Sit with left leg bent in front of you and right leg bent out to the side, toes pointed. Press palms together in front of chest [A]. Raise right knee, touching toes to the floor [B]. Then angle right knee down to floor to complete 1 rep.
Squat with Ball Squeeze Workout Routines
You could use a kid’s sports ball for this Kelly Ripa workout maneuver.
Reps: Do 30 to 60 heel raises (15 to 30 per leg)
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and place a rubber ball between your thighs. Raise arms overhead, palms facing each other, and squat as low as you can, squeezing ball tightly. Keeping feet parallel and remaining in a squat, alternate raising right heel [A] then left [B].
The Rolling Crunch Home Workout
Put a new spin on the standard crunch with this Kelly Ripa workout move.
Lie faceup with knees bent 90 degrees, feet on top of a rubber ball. Reach arms toward legs, palms facing each other, and raise head and shoulder blades off floor [A]. Keeping upper body lifted and arms straight, extend legs, toes pointed [B]. Then draw them back to the starting position again. Repeat for 60 seconds.
Try these amazingly effective workout routines today!