Eve's Health & Fitness

DOB: October 27 CURRENT RESIDENCE: North Eastern Oklahoma OCCUPATION: Certified Group Fitness Instructor HEIGHT:5'1"; WEIGHT:105 lbs.; BF%:14.3% bodyfat FAVORITE BODY PARTS TO TRAIN: Back, abs FAVORITE CHEAT MEAL: Mexican and any dark chocolate CAREER HIGHLIGHT: Featured as a fitness role model in Chad Tackett's Global-Health & Fitness website: http://www.global-fitness.com/ DESCRIBE MYSELF: Competitive, energetic, persistent, focused, consistent, and driven.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Flatter Abs In Five Minutes

Whittle Your Middle In No-Time!
 
You'll need A hand towel and a 5- to 8-pound weight
The plan Take five minutes (even two minutes here, three there) most days to perform your fave combo of the chiselers. Try one set of 8 reps of all 10 moves, or pick a few and do two sets of 12 reps.
 
Trimming Tap
Start in side plank, left palm on floor, right arm extended to ceiling, hips lifted, feet stacked. Hold plank as you tap right foot in front of left (as shown), then behind, for 1 rep. Do reps. Switch sides; repeat.
  • works abs, obliques, shoulders, butt, thighs
 
Perfect Pike
Start in plank with a folded towel under toes. Engage abs as you lift hips and slide feet toward hands, keeping legs straight, so body forms an inverted V (as shown). Return to start for 1 rep. Repeat.
  • works abs, shoulders, butt, thighs

Sizzling Swing
Start in reverse plank: wrists under shoulders, fingers forward, legs extended (as shown). Drop hips and swing them back between arms, sliding heels and keeping legs straight. Return to start for 1 rep. Repeat.
  • works abs, shoulders, triceps


Whittling Walk
Start in plank, then bend elbows to bring forearms to floor; move right hand to left elbow and left hand to right elbow. Lift right arm over left, placing it in front of left on floor (as shown), as you walk toes 1 step forward. Repeat with left arm, then reverse move to return to start, for 1 rep. Repeat.
  • works abs, shoulders, biceps



Get-Lean Lift
Start in plank, then lift hips, coming into Downward Dog, as you raise left leg to ceiling and bend left knee behind you, foot flexed (as shown). Return to plank. Switch sides to complete 1 rep. Repeat.
  • works abs, shoulders, butt, legs

Sculpting Sweep
Start in plank with a folded towel under toes. Engage abs as you slide knees toward outside of right elbow (as shown), then slide feet back to plank. Switch sides to complete 1 rep. Repeat.
  • works abs, obliques, shoulders, biceps

Side Slimmer
Start in side plank, left palm on floor, hips lifted and feet stacked, right arm reaching past ear to create a straight line from ankles to wrist. Bring right knee and right elbow toward each other (as shown). Return to start for 1 rep. Do reps. Switch sides; repeat.
  • works abs, obliques, shoulders, butt, thighs


Rear Raiser
Start in plank with forearms on floor, a weight behind bent right knee, foot flexed (as shown). Tap right knee to floor, then return to start for 1 rep. Do reps. Switch sides; repeat.
  • works abs, shoulders, biceps, butt, legs





Play It Straight
Crouch with knees bent under chest, heels lifted, arms extended, palms on floor, to start (as shown). Press forward into plank; hold for 1 count. Return to start for 1 rep. Repeat.
  • works abs, shoulders, back
 
Waist Cincher
Start on left side, left forearm and hip on floor, feet stacked, right hand holding dumbbell on right hip (as shown). Lift hips to create a straight line from feet to head, keeping dumbbell at hip. Return to start for 1 rep. Repeat.
  • works abs, obliques
*Moves designed by: Lisa Wheeler.

Enjoy your trimmer YOU!

Cheers,

Eve :-)











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