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Superman

Superman

A.

Lie facedown on floor with legs long, fingers behind head, and arms bent out to sides to start. Slowly raise torso and legs as high as you can, pausing at the top for 5 seconds. Return to start. 

Lunging Punch

Lunging Punch

A.

Stand with feet hip-width apart and hands in fists by chin. Step left foot forward into a lunge (both legs bent to 90 degrees), as you forcefully quick-snap a punch with left hand forward, rotating fist with palm down. Switch sides; repeat. That’s 1 rep. 

Survivor Plank

Survivor Plank

A.

Start on floor in plank on forearms.

B.

Keeping hips square, shift weight out of right arm to lift forearm and plant right palm on floor.

C.

Then press left palm into floor to come into a plank on palms. Lower to right forearm, then left. Switch sides; repeat. That's 1 rep.

Core Twist

Core Twist

A.

Lie faceup on floor with arms long by sides and legs extended. Curl torso off floor, bend arms out to sides so fingertips meet in front of chest; lift legs about a foot above floor to start. Rotate torso toward right. Rotate through start position to switch sides; repeat. 

In-and-Out Sit-Up

In-and-Out Sit-Up

A.

Lie faceup on floor with arms long by sides and legs extended. Curl torso off floor, reaching arms long, and lift legs about a foot above floor to start. 

B.

Sit up, balancing on tailbone, to tuck knees toward chest. Slowly return to start.

Lizard Walk

Lizard Walk

A.

Start on floor in plank on palms. Step left hand and right leg forward (left leg will bend out to side), and lower straight body to hover above floor. Push body up as you step right hand and left leg forward, lowering to hover above floor. Continue alternating sides, walking body forward for 20 steps.

Side-Plank Rotation

Side-Plank Rotation

A.

Start on floor in a side plank on right palm with feet stacked and left arm reaching up.

B.

Rotate body toward floor to come into a plank on palms. That's 1 rep. Do 8 reps. Switch sides; repeat.

Leg Lift

Leg Lift

A.

Lie faceup with legs extended and arms on floor along sides. Lift legs to hover about 2 inches off floor to start.

B.

Slowly lift straight legs up and back until hips and lower back rise off floor. Return to start.

Mountain Climber

Mountain Climber

A.

Start on floor in plank on palms. Powerfully pull left leg toward chest. Immediately switch sides; repeat. That's 1 rep. Continue, quickly alternating sides.

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