What is a Reverse Crunch

What is a...

Name of exercise

Reverse crunch

What's it for?

Core/abs.

Top tips

  • Vertical legs.
  • Drive the legs vertically up and control the landing.
  • Swinging your legs and using momentum is easier and less controlled.

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What is a Squat Thrust

What is a...

Name of exercise

Squat thrust

What's it for?

Cardio, core.

Top tips

  • Start in a strong plank position, with belly up and bum tucked.
  • Jump both feet up close to elbows.
  • Jump both feet back to the same strong plank position you started in.
  • Don't let your belly sag.

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What is a Starfish

What is a...

Name of exercise

Starfish

What's it for?

Glutes and core.

Top tips

  • Make sure you can hold a strong side plank before trying this.
  • Keep your hips up and forwards.
  • Don't jack knife at the hips.
  • The top leg moves by leading with the heel.

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Weekly workout plan – 24/01/20. Bums and tums!

Weekly Workout Plan
Weekly workout plan

Introduction

Sometimes we just need some quick, simple instructions to tell us to get in gear and move. Say hello to the Weekly Workout Plan!

Nothing fancy, just follow the instructions, do as it says and work as hard as you can. Once you have finished, feel free to crack on with the rest of your day and enjoy!

So here goes....

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What is a Sit up

What is a...

Name of exercise

The Sit Up.

What's it for?

Works your belly and your legs.

Top tips

  • Easy version, hands on your thighs
  • Medium version, hands on your chest
  • Harder version, hands behind the head
  • Do not anchor your feet under something heavy.

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Workout with us – Easy(ish) Abs!!

Workout with us

What it works...

A core or abs workout. It works your tummy muscles.

Who can do it?

This involves easier options and some harder versions of the exercises, so this workout s suitable for all.

How long?

Approx 10-15 minutes

OK then, let's do this...

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What is a side plank

What is a...

Name of exercise

Side plank

What's it for?

Works your core, especially your sides.

Top tips

  • Hold yourself on your forearm and foot/feet.
  • Keep your hips high.
  • Don't let your bum stick out behind you.
  • Make sure what you do on one side, you do on the other.

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What is a plank up

What is a...

Name of exercise

Plank up

What's it for?

Works your core/abs and your upper body/arms

Top tips

  • Transition from the front plank to the pressup positions
  • Keep your belly up and bum tight

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What is a knee under

What is a...

Name of exercise

Knee unders

What's it for?

Works your core and gets you out of breath

Top tips

  • Start in a strong pressup position
  • Lift and twist a knee up to touch the opposite arm/elbow

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What is a front plank

What is a...

Name of exercise

Front plank

What's it for?

Strong, stable core.

Top tips

  • Keep your belly up
  • Keep your bum tight and tucked under
  • Don't let your belly sag

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