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The 2012 Bikini Body Countdown: Month 1 Workout

Wonder Woman

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Works: legs, butt, and abs

Stand with feet a stride's length apart, left in front of right, and hands in fists in front of shoulders. Bend knees until left thigh is parallel to ground [A]. Rise up as you bend forward from hips, raising right leg to hip height behind you and extending arms are your sides [B]. Return to starting position. Switch legs after 30 seconds.

Booty Booster

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Works: butt and legs

Lie faceup with knees bent and feet on the ground. Extend arms at sides and raise left leg, thighs parallel. Lift hips [shown]. Keeping left leg raised, lower body to starting position. Switch legs after 30 seconds.

Posture Perfecter

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Works: back

Lie facedown with hands next to shoulders, palms on the ground, and feet wider than hips. Lift head and chest as you extend right arm at shoulder height in front of you, lift left leg, and slide left arm down to side [shown]. Return to starting position and repeat on opposite side. Continue, alternating sides.

Seesaw

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Works: chest, shoulders, arms, and core

Get in plank position, lower left knee to ground, and raise right leg to hip height behind you. Bend elbows, lowering chest toward ground [shown]. Push up to starting position. Switch legs after 30 seconds.

High-Kick Dip

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Works: triceps and legs

Sit with knees bent, feet on ground, and hands a few inches behind your hips, fingers facing forward; lift butt off ground. Bend elbows behind you, lowering butt toward ground as you pull right knee in toward chest [A]. Press up as you kick right leg straight up [B]. Return to starting position. Switch legs after 30 seconds.

Side-Lying V-Up

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Works: abs

Lie on your left side with legs stacked, left arm on ground and right arm extended at your side; lift legs [A]. Roll back onto your butt and sit up as you pull knees toward chest and reach right arm forward [B]. Roll down to starting position. Switch sides after 30 seconds.

Kneeling Leg Lift

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Works: outer thighs and core

Get in side plank position on left side and lower left knee to ground; place right hand behind your head. Lift right leg to hip height [shown]. Lower leg to starting position. Switch sides after 30 seconds.