Workout with us – HIT core and glutes

Workout with us

Workout With Us are a series of workout videos for you to follow and join in with. Using these, you can "build your own" workout by combining warmup, strength, cardio and cool downs, depending on your goals and lifestyle.

What it works...

Core and glutes

Who can do it?

Suitable for all.

How long?

Approx 20 minutes.

OK then, let's do this...

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What is a Front Plank Tap

What is a...

Name of exercise

Front Plank Tap

What's it for?

Abz!!!

Top tips

  • Start in a strong pressup/plank position.
  • Keep your belly up and bum tucked. Try not to move anything except...
  • Tap your hand to your bum, not letting your body roll or twist side to side.

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What is a squat pressup

What is a...

Name of exercise

Squat pressup

What's it for?

Strengthens the legs, core and upper body.

Top tips

  • Start and end by standing tall.
  • Squat down low, then walk your hands out to a strong pressup position.
  • Do a full pressup keeping your belly tight and bum tucked.
  • Walk the hands back towards your feet, then finish the move by squating back up to the standing position.

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What is a spiderman single leg squat thrust

What is a...

Name of exercise

Spiderman single leg squat thrust

What's it for?

Strengthens the core and stabilises the shoulders.

Top tips

  • Start in a strong pressup position with your belly tight and bum tucked.
  • Raise one knee up towards the arm on the same side of the body.
  • Raise the knee up and out to the side.
  • Return the leg back to the start and repeat on the other side.

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What is a rotating plank

What is a...

Name of exercise

Rotating plank

What's it for?

Strengthens core and stabilises shoulders.

Top tips

  • Start in a strong front plank position, on your toes and forearms. Belly tight and bum tucked.
  • Lift one arm off the floor, twist your body and raise the arm up to the sky.
  • Hold for a second in a side plank position, before returning to the start and repeating on the other side.

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What is a crawl

What is a...

Name of exercise

Crawl

What's it for?

Strengthening the core and stabilising the shoulders.

Top tips

  • Start on your hands and toes in a string pressup position.
  • Keep your belly up and bum tucked, don't let your belly collapse.
  • Crawl forwards and then backwards at a comfortable pace.
  • Goal is to keep your belly up and bum tucked.

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What is a crab walk

What is a...

Name of exercise

Crab walks

What's it for?

Good for your core and helps you stabilise your shoulder and hips joints.

Top tips

  • Keep a strong pressup positions.
  • Keep your belly up and bum tucked.
  • Walk your arms and legs sideways, both left and right.
  • Minimise sagging of the belly and rolling of the hips.

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What is an abdominal crunch

What is a...

Name of exercise

Abdominal crunch

What's it for?

Works your belly/abs/core.

Top tips

  • Curl your shoulders up off the floor.
  • Press your lower back firm into the floor.
  • Easier version - hands on your thighs.
  • Medium version - hands across your chest.
  • Harder version - Hands behind your head.

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What is a Cannonball Crunch

What is a...

Name of exercise

Cannonball crunch

What's it for?

Core/abs.

Top tips

  • Stretch your feet one way and your arms the other.
  • Then crunch tight like a cannonball and touch your heels.
  • When stretched, don't let your lower back arch off the floor.

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What is a Flutter kick

What is a...

Name of exercise

Flutter kicks

What's it for?

Core/abs.

Top tips

  • Laying flat on your back.
  • Keep your lower back squashed tight against the floor.
  • Kick your legs from the hips.
  • Vertical legs are easier, horizontal is harder.
  • Don't let your lower back peel off the floor.

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