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descriptionStrengthen your core and tone your deep ab muscles with this Pilates move.
-Fingers to toes. Lie down and stretch your legs straight up to the ceiling with your arms down at your sides. Now, exhale, contract your abs, and crunch up from your waist reaching your arms straight up to your toes. Keep your lower back flat on the floor and continue, pausing up 15 times. -This
Crisscross. Lie down with your knees bent and your feet lifted so your shins are parallel to the floor. Place your hands behind your head. Now, extend your left leg out about 45 degrees to the floor and bring the right knee in towards your chest. Push your left shoulder towards your right knee.
-Reach Up: Lie on your back with your legs straight and cross your left ankle over your right. Keep your shoulders down and your whole lower body still. Tighten your abs. Reach your right hand up and across the center of your body. Hold for a few seconds then lower down. Repeat for 12 reps. Now
-Windshield Wipers: Put a folded towel between your knees and come down onto your back. Stretch your arms out to your sides, palms down. Raise your legs, bending your knees 90 degrees. Keeping your legs together and your abs tight, lower your legs down to the right. Come back up to the center and
Front plank: Start on all fours. Now, keeping your back straight and your abs pulled in tight, drop down to your forearms and extend your legs behind you into a plank position. Hold for 30 to 60 seconds. You should be resting on the balls of your feet and your forearms, keeping your back straight,
-Butterfly Crunch: Lie down with the soles of your feet together and pull them towards your body. Put your hands behind your head. Now, exhale and curl your chest a few inches up off the floor, lower back down. Crunch up again for 10 reps. Be sure to keep your lower back flat on the floor and your
V-Sit. Sit in the middle of your mat. Now, lift your legs up to a 45-degree angle and lean your upper body back to 45 degrees, balancing on your tailbone. Reach forward with your arms. Continue holding this pose for 20 to 30 seconds. Then relax for a few seconds and repeat. This move works your
-Wood Chop with Dumbbell: Grab a 5-pound dumbbell. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold the weight in front of you with both hands. Tighten your abs and squat, rotating the weight down to your right foot. Now, use your abs and glutes to stand up, moving the dumbbell back to your left
-Woodchop in Lunge: Stand with your legs a little wider than shoulder-width apart. Hold the dumbbell with both hands. Now, lunge with your right foot, bending your knee 90 degrees. Bring the weight down to your right foot, then pull through your left hip to stand, lifting the weight back towards
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