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Alison Sweeney's At-Home Couch Workout

Tighten and tone with these 8 flab-fighting exercises you can do at home.

Thu, 13 Oct 2011|

-The couch workout. Row boat, remember to keep your shoulders down throughout this move and drive your elbows back like you're rowing a boat. Do 3 sets of 15 reps. Decline pushup, elevating your feet from the ground will work your arms and shoulders more during the pushup. Keep your core engaged throughout this move. Do 3 sets of 15 reps. Fly master, with this move, lean your torso back slightly. Bring your arms together in front of you, then back out to sides. To make it harder, raise feet a few inches off floor while you perform the move. Do 3 sets of 15 reps. Flamingo dip, this is similar to a triceps dip. Extend left let out, keep your foot flexed to really work your quads. Do 15 reps, switch sides, and repeat. Do 3 sets total. Plie plus, keep your heels together and toes turned our as you lower into plie squat. When you stand up, raise your heels off the floor and lift your arms, hold for one count for calf rest position and squeeze your glutes for more burn. Do 3 sets of 15 reps. Curl in squat. Stand with your feet, hip width apart in the center of the band and lower into the squat to really target your butt, remember to push to the heels not your toes and curl hands toward shoulders with palms facing out. Do 3 sets of 15 reps. [unk] lift, place your heels on the edge of your couch and as you lift your hips squeeze your glutes so your body forms a straight line, then lower your knees out to the sides keeping your hips lifted high. Remember to point your toes upward throughout this move. Do 3 sets of 15 reps. Tie trying wood chop, stand next to the couch with the resistance and the hand closes to the couch and lower into a squat, stay in a squat position throughout the move and pull the band diagonally across your body, so your torso is facing your hands. Do 15 reps, switch your hands and the side of your couch and repeat. Do 3 sets total.

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