4. Mountain Climbers:

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How to Do:

  • Start in a high plank position (pushup position), with your hands under your shoulders, toes on the ground, bottom down and your body rigid.
  • Bring one knee in to meet the opposite elbow and then the other knee to meet the other elbow.
  • Pick up the pace and do this exercise as fast and controlled as possible.
  • Repeat this 4 times.

5. Reverse Curl with Ball:

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How to Do:

  • Lie on your back with your arms by your sides.
  • Rest your heels and calves about knee-width apart on the ball.
  • Tense your abs and, holding the ball between your heels and thighs, raise it off the floor.
  • Slowly, return to starting position.

6. Leg Raises With Hip Lifts:

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How to Do:

  • Lie down on your back with legs extended and hands by your side.
  • Slowly raise your legs up until they reach vertical.
  • Once they reach vertical, continue lifting until your hips also come off the ground.
  • Then slowly bring your legs back down, but before they touch the ground, raise them back up again.
  • Make sure you keep pushing your back into the ground so that it does not arch during the movement, and keep your abs tense throughout the whole set.
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