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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Workout with us – 16 minute hotel belly and bum workout

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...

This will get your belly and your bum.

Who can do it?

By adjusting the pace up or down, this is suitable for all.

How long?

Approx 16 minutes.

OK then, let's do this...

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What is a pressup

What is a...

Name of exercise

Press up

What's it for?

Strengthens your upper body, arms, triceps (bingo wings) and core.

Top tips

  • Keep your hands and toes on the floor.
  • Hands slightly wider than shoulder width apart.
  • Keep your belly up and bum tight.
  • Lead with your chest.
  • Make sure your chest touches the floor.

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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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What is a Burpee

What is a...

Name of exercise

Burpees

What's it for?

Cardio, legs and core.

Top tips

  • Go down, back, in then up.
  • Make sure you hold a good,strong plank position with your belly half way through.

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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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What is a single leg lever

What is a...

Name of exercise

Single leg lever

What's it for?

Works and stabilises your core and pelvis.

Top tips

  • Keep your lower back pressed firmly onto the floor.
  • Always keep at least one leg pointing vertical.
  • Don't let lowering your leg arch your lower back off the floor.

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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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