1. Cossack Squat

 

 

How to do:

  • Stand with feet much wider than shoulder width, arms relaxed by sides.
  • Squat as deep as possible to the left, while turning right toes up, flexing right foot.
  • Extend arms straight out from shoulders. Return to the starting position and perform on the opposite side to complete one rep. Do 2 to 4 sets of 8 to 12 reps.

 

  1. Criss-Cross Power Jacks

 

 

How to do:

  • Stand with feet together and take a deep breath in.
  • As you exhale, jump feet out wide and cross arms overhead. From there, scissor legs, crossing left leg in front of right, as left arm crosses over right at chest level.
  • Immediately repeat, alternating sides each time.

 

  1. Ball Leg Lifts

 

How to do:

  • Lie on your side on the floor with your arms crossed in front of your body. If this is uncomfortable, bend your bottom elbow and rest your head on your hand.
  • Place a large exercise ball in between your feet, and slowly lift the ball up toward the ceiling using only your hips and butt. Return to the start position. This counts as one repetition.
  • Complete three sets of 15 reps.

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