It’s kinda tough to get motivated for a workout when it’s snowing outside and the temperature is dropping badly into the negatives…Yikes…
So if you can’t make it to your workout sessions due to the unpredictable weather conditions-no worries. Perform the following two exercise back to back for 10 minutes and it should do the trick until your next session!
A: High Plank
Make sure to place both hands no wider then shoulder width apart setting both feet out and a bit far apart as well, then raise your body up and hold for 15 seconds. When lowering yourself back down, ALWAYS make sure to slowly bring the knees back in to a bent position protecting the lower back muscles from injuries. When ready, come on up again and hold for another 15 secs!
A strong core helps improve posture and balance, and aids in the prevention of injuries. This move exercises the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips, and abs helping you build a stronger core and defining a nice mid section.
B: Knee Push ups
First, get 2 padded towels and place them under each knee for extra support. Place hands under shoulders and slowly lower yourself until your nose is a few inches off the ground, then raise your upper body back up. Maintain proper posture by holding your back, shoulders, and hips completely straight. As you lower yourself down, make sure to breathe out so you’re able to tighten your abdominal muscles (or abdominal core) more. Repeat for 30 seconds then back to exercise A.
The benefit of these 2: A stronger overall core and tighter mid section. Whoop whoop!
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