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Leg Throw Downsleg-throw-downs

  • Lie down on your back with your legs stretched out straight.
  • Have your fitness buddy stand with his legs shoulder width apart, such that your head falls in between his feet.
  • You can place your hands below your hips to support your pelvis.
  • Hold your fitness buddy’s ankles with your hands for balance and support.
  • Engage your core. Continue to breathe.
  • Begin with bending your knees, then, raise your legs up – towards your partner’s direction.
  • Here comes your partner’s role : He throws back your legs down, from where you lift the legs back again. The prime idea is to resist the force of the push.
  • Do not let the feet touch the ground as your partner pushes them.
  • Repeat.

To achieve toned obliques, your buddy must push you at about a 45 degree angle.

Plank Hold

  • Begin by positioning yourself in the push-up position.
  • From there, place your forearms on the ground in such a way that they are aligned in a 90 degree angle with respect to your shoulders. Make sure your elbows are placed just beneath your shoulders.
  • Form your hands into a fist and position them firmly on the ground for stability.
  • Engage your core, and squeeze your glutes.
  • Your body should be positioned linearly.

The target is to keep yourself in this position for as long as your body and mind allows. If you’re a novice, begin with 30 seconds and progress gradually.