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Corkscrew Push-Up

Corkscrew Push-Up

A.

Get on floor on all fours. Lift knees to hover 2 inches above floor to start.

B.

Bend arms back at a 45-degree angle, lowering body toward floor as you rotate hips and knees toward left. Push up to start. That's 1 rep. Switch sides; repeat. Continue alternating sides for 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Diamond Sit-Up Twist-Back

Diamond Sit-Up Twist-Back

A.

Sit on floor with legs bent out to sides, soles of feet touching, and arms by sides. Lie back and extend arms overhead on floor to start. Sit up, reaching hands forward to touch floor in front of feet.

B.

Then bend arms out to sides and lower upper body to floor, rotating torso toward left, then toward right. Return to start. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Plank Kicks 180-Tuck

Plank Kicks 180-Tuck

A.

Stand with feet hip-width apart and arms by sides. Crouch, place palms on floor, then hop feet back to plank.

B.

Shift weight into right hand and left foot and rotate torso and hips slightly left, bringing straight right leg and straight left hand to meet in front of chest. Return to plank. Switch sides; repeat. Quickly hop feet toward hands,

C.

Then jump as high as you can, tucking knees toward chest and turning 180 degrees in air to land facing the other direction. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps (alternating sides for the 180-tuck jumps), then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Plank Kicks 180-Tuck

Plank Kicks 180-Tuck

A.

Stand with feet hip-width apart and arms by sides. Crouch, place palms on floor, then hop feet back to plank.

B.

Shift weight into right hand and left foot and rotate torso and hips slightly left, bringing straight right leg and straight left hand to meet in front of chest. Return to plank. Switch sides; repeat. Quickly hop feet toward hands,

C.

Then jump as high as you can, tucking knees toward chest and turning 180 degrees in air to land facing the other direction. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps (alternating sides for the 180-tuck jumps), then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Corkscrew Push-Up

Corkscrew Push-Up

A.

Get on floor on all fours. Lift knees to hover 2 inches above floor to start.

B.

Bend arms back at a 45-degree angle, lowering body toward floor as you rotate hips and knees toward left. Push up to start. That's 1 rep. Switch sides; repeat. Continue alternating sides for 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Diamond Sit-Up Twist-Back

Diamond Sit-Up Twist-Back

A.

Sit on floor with legs bent out to sides, soles of feet touching, and arms by sides. Lie back and extend arms overhead on floor to start. Sit up, reaching hands forward to touch floor in front of feet.

B.

Then bend arms out to sides and lower upper body to floor, rotating torso toward left, then toward right. Return to start. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Corkscrew Push-Up

Corkscrew Push-Up

A.

Get on floor on all fours. Lift knees to hover 2 inches above floor to start.

B.

Bend arms back at a 45-degree angle, lowering body toward floor as you rotate hips and knees toward left. Push up to start. That's 1 rep. Switch sides; repeat. Continue alternating sides for 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Diamond Sit-Up Twist-Back

Diamond Sit-Up Twist-Back

A.

Sit on floor with legs bent out to sides, soles of feet touching, and arms by sides. Lie back and extend arms overhead on floor to start. Sit up, reaching hands forward to touch floor in front of feet.

B.

Then bend arms out to sides and lower upper body to floor, rotating torso toward left, then toward right. Return to start. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Plank Kicks 180-Tuck

Plank Kicks 180-Tuck

A.

Stand with feet hip-width apart and arms by sides. Crouch, place palms on floor, then hop feet back to plank.

B.

Shift weight into right hand and left foot and rotate torso and hips slightly left, bringing straight right leg and straight left hand to meet in front of chest. Return to plank. Switch sides; repeat. Quickly hop feet toward hands,

C.

Then jump as high as you can, tucking knees toward chest and turning 180 degrees in air to land facing the other direction. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps (alternating sides for the 180-tuck jumps), then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Spicy Boat

Spicy Boat

A.

Sit on floor with legs long and arms by sides. Lean torso back 45 degrees and lift straight legs 45 degrees, coming to balance on tailbone, reaching arms forward so body forms a V, to start. Hold for 5 seconds.

B.

Slowly lower legs and torso to hover above floor. Hold for 5 seconds.

C.

Return to start, and rotate torso toward right. Hold for 5 seconds. Rotate toward left and hold for 5 seconds. That's 1 rep. Do 3 reps. That's 1 set. (If you need to modify, bend legs 90 degrees.)

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