Curvy Tips

The 6 exercises I do before I go to bed EVERY night…..

1. 100 Jumping Jacks…alternating w/jogging in place for 60sec.

  • 4 sets of 25
  • Target areas: Shoulders, back, thighs and calves

2. Pulley Crunch w/3lbs weights in each hand

  • 3 sets of 15
  • Pulley Directions: Lie flat on the floor and bring both knees into your chest as close as possible extend both arms behind your head. Simultaneously bring your arms down to your waist side w/3lbs weights in each hand and extend your legs out at 15, 30, 45 degree angle depending on how hard you want to work your abs. (DON’T let your LEGS TOUCH the FLOOR). Return to the start.
  • Rest in between sets for 15 seconds
  • Target areas:  biceps, upper back, abs, and thighs

3. Bicycle

  • 3 sets of 40
  • Bicycle Directions: Lie on your back and place your hands behind your head lightly supporting it with your fingers. Bring the knees to the chest and lift shoulder blades off the floor w/ out pulling the neck. Slightly touch elbow to knee rotating from left to right and right to left keeping the legs at a 45 degree angle.
  • Rest in between sets for 40 seconds
  • Target areas: rectus abdominis (six pack), and obliques (waist side)

4. Core Strengthener

  • 2 set each degree for 20sec…on each leg
  • Core Directions: Bring 1 knee to the chest and leave one leg straight at a 15, 30, 45, 15 degree angle holding the position for 20 seconds at each degree.
  • Rest in between sets for 60 seconds
  • Continue same routine on the Right leg
  • Target areas: abs, thigh

5. Torso Twist

  • 3 sets of 15
  • Torso Directions: Always keep back Straight and Chest Lifted. Set holding a 3lb weight with knees bent. Lean back slightly, so you can feel pull in your abdominis Keep Back Straight and Chest Lifted. Move from right to left touching the weight on the floor next to hip coming back to the center after each complete set.
  • Rest in between each set for 60 seconds
  • Target areas: Obliques, hip flexors and abs

6. Leg Lifts….2 ways

  • 3 sets of 15
  • 1st way…..Lie flat on your back with arms spread out with palms facing down with your legs extended straight out with ankles touching each other. Bring both legs up to 90 degree angle w/ your abs brought in all the way like it is touching your spine. Drop legs to a 45 degree angle and then bring them back up to a 90 degree angle.
  • 3 sets of 20
  • 2nd way….lay on side and bend one leg and keep one leg straight. Bring the bended knee up off the floor and lift straight leg up at a 90 degree angle touching right or left arm to the toes.
  • Rest in between each set for 20 seconds