Pump It

Step by step instructions

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Exercise Steps 1

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Stand with feet wider than hips, knees bent, spine neutral, elbows bent, and hands in fists by chin in a boxing “guard” position. Exhale, bracing abs in tight, and “pump” hips up and underneath shoulders, squeezing elbows in tighter to sides and lowering fists to armpit level.

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Exercise Steps 2

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Inhale and return to starting position. Exhale and lift left hip up and to the left (squeezing through left side), pumping elbows toward left hip and lifting left heel to deepen the twist.

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Exercise Steps 3

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Inhale and return to starting position. Exhale and repeat on right side. Continue, alternating sides each rep.