What is a hamstring march

What is a...

Name of exercise

Hamstring march

What's it for?

Strengthening hamstrings (backs of thighs).

Top tips

  • Lay on your back with your heels up on a solid platform such as a bed, chair, bench etc.
  • Keeping your belly braced tight, push the heels down to lift the bum up off the floor.
  • Lift one heel up off the platform and start "marching". Keeping the body solid and stable. Don't let your body roll or sag.
  • March quietly, avoid slamming your heels back into the surface.

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What is a drop squat

What is a...

Name of exercise

Drop squat

What's it for?

Strengthening legs.

Top tips

  • Start and end in an upright standing position.
  • Jump up slightly, widen your stance to approx shoulder width apart and land softly into a strong squat.
    • Sit the bum back and down.
    • Keep the feet and back flat.
  • Jump back up into a standing position with your feet approx hip width apart.

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What is a bowler squat

What is a...

Name of exercise

Bowler squat

What's it for?

Strengthening glutes and stabilising the hips.

Top tips

  • Balance on one leg (stand close to a wall if needed).
  • Hinge forwards at the hip and reach the opposite hand down to the foot on the floor.
  • Try to keep your back as flat as possible throughout.
  • Stand back up tall again and raise your knee high.
  • The goal is to get as much movement from the hip of the stabilising leg as possible.

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What is a back and forth lunge

What is a...

Name of exercise

Back and forth lunge

What's it for?

Legs and glutes.

Top tips

  • Keeping one foot still on the floor, stride back and forth with the other leg into a forward and then reverse lunge.
  • Make sure the lunges are long and low.

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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 Jumping Lunge

What is a...

Name of exercise

Jumping lunge

What's it for?

Glutes and legs.

Top tips

  • Start and end in a long, low lunge position.
  • Jump up explosively and land softly with the other leg forwards.
  • Absorb the landing and get ready for the next rep.

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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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What is a Side Lunge

What is a...

Name of exercise

Side lunge

What's it for?

Glutes, legs

Top tips

  • Step to the side
  • Keep both feet flat at all times
  • Sit the bum back and down
  • Use your arms to counter balance.

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