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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.
-Quadraped: Come down to all fours. Keeping your abs engaged, slowly raise your left arm forward to shoulder height and lift your right leg straight behind you to hip height. Hold there for 2 or 3 counts. Then lower back down and do the other side, right arm, left leg. Complete the set with 8 to 12
Work your shoulders, arms, back, glutes, and quads all at once with this body-toning move.
Bottom Line: Lie on your back with your hands on the floor, knees bent, and feet flat. Now lift your hips off the floor and bring your knees out to the sides as far as you can using your abs to keep you stable. Then bring your knees back to center, lower down, and repeat. Do 12 to 15 reps. Be