What is a knee under with downward dog

What is a...

Name of exercise

Knee under with downward dog

What's it for?

Strengthens the core and also stretches the upper back/shoulders.

Top tips

  • Starting in a strong pressup position with your belly tight and bum tucked.
  • Draw one knee u p and under your body to touch the elbow/forearm of the opposite arm.
  • Return the foot to the floor then (keeping knees and elbows straight) push the bum high up and back, while keeping your hands firm on the floor.

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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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Real core training, real results – Presentation

Many people want to do “core stability” training. But do you know what that actually means?

  • Do you know what and where your “core” is?
  • Do you know what it means to actually use your “core”?
  • Do you know how to train it effectively, so you can actually use it in everyday life?

This video presentation we did aims to answer all these questions…

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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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Workout with us – 16 minute 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...

Belly and bum!

Who can do it?

This is a tough one, but by going at your own pace, you can make it easier/harder according to your needs.

How long?

16 minutes.

OK then, let's do this...

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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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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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