Incline Core Scissors  What you'll need: a pair of 1- to 3-pound dumbbells and a small exercise ball (such as a Mini-Core Ball, $8, naturalfitnessinc.com) or a rolled-up towel  Targets: Back, abs, obliques, and legs  Lie faceup on floor, knees bent, feet flat, with ball beneath tailbone, arms slightly out to sides, palms on floor.  Extend both legs directly up.

The A-List Ab Workout

Incline Core Scissors What you'll need: a pair of 1- to 3-pound dumbbells and a small exercise ball (such as a Mini-Core Ball, $8, naturalfitnessinc.com) or a rolled-up towel Targets: Back, abs, obliques, and legs Lie faceup on floor, knees bent, feet flat, with ball beneath tailbone, arms slightly out to sides, palms on floor. Extend both legs directly up.

15-Minute Kettlebell Workout ( I love kettlebells; so much bang for the buck!) - Please Like, Repin or Follow!

15-Minute Kettlebell Workout ( I love kettlebells; so much bang for the buck!) - Please Like, Repin or Follow!

Back Touch  Targets: Back, shoulders, biceps      Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms extended out to sides, a dumbbell in each hand.  Bring arms about 1 foot behind you (diagonal to shoulders).  Bend left elbow and touch back with dumbbell; return.  Do 30 reps, alternating sides

Tone Your Arms in 3 Moves

Back Touch Targets: Back, shoulders, biceps Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms extended out to sides, a dumbbell in each hand. Bring arms about 1 foot behind you (diagonal to shoulders). Bend left elbow and touch back with dumbbell; return. Do 30 reps, alternating sides

Get fab abs (without crunches) Stand up to belly bulge with upright flatteners.

Sexy Flat Abs, Minus the Crunches

Get fab abs (without crunches) Stand up to belly bulge with upright flatteners.

Silent Killer Workout (for those times when your workout needs to be quiet, like when the kids are asleep) The workouts are quick (12 min!) and effective.

Silent Killer Workout (for those times when your workout needs to be quiet, like when the kids are asleep) The workouts are quick (12 min!) and effective.

Lose the Pooch!  The Best Exercises for Lower abs: 8 moves to melt off that pesky layer of lower-belly fat!

The Best Exercises for Lower Abs

Lose the Pooch! The Best Exercises for Lower abs: 8 moves to melt off that pesky layer of lower-belly fat!

Great for toning the waist and stretching the sides of the body. •Stand with your feet hip-width apart holding five- to 10-pound dumbbells at your sides. •Bend sideways to the right, squeezing your waist on the right side. Keep your neck as neutral as possible, looking forward not down. •Pull the left ribs down to return to standing upright. This focuses the work on the left obliques. •Repeat for a total of 12 bends to the right, then switch sides. Do three sets.

Skip the Crunches: 7 Ways to Work Your Abs Standing

Great for toning the waist and stretching the sides of the body. •Stand with your feet hip-width apart holding five- to 10-pound dumbbells at your sides. •Bend sideways to the right, squeezing your waist on the right side. Keep your neck as neutral as possible, looking forward not down. •Pull the left ribs down to return to standing upright. This focuses the work on the left obliques. •Repeat for a total of 12 bends to the right, then switch sides. Do three sets.

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