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 Shoulder Roll

What is a...

Name of exercise

Shoulder roll

What's it for?

Warming up and mobilising shoulders and upper body.

Top tips

  • Reach forwards, up high, back and down with your arms.
  • Make sure your shoulder blades do a lot of moving.

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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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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 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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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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What is a single leg glute bridge

What is a...

Name of exercise

Single leg glute bridge

What's it for?

Works your glutes/bum.

Top tips

  • Keep your belly tight.
  • Drive one heel into the ground.
  • Lead with your hips, not your belly.
  • Keep your hips square, don't let the other one collapse and sag.

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