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Core Exercises with Vilma Rosario

Written by Healthy Living

Sit ups

BEGINNER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start: Soles of the feet together. Can use an Ab Mat for assistance and low back support. Lean back, extend your arms behind you

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finish: Arms are fully extended overhead, use the momentum of bringing your arms forward to assist you back up into the start position


WeightedSit ups

INTERMEDIATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start: Soles of the feet together. Can use an Ab Mat for assistance and low back support. Lean back, extend your arms behind you add a weight ball for extra resistance

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finish: Arms are fully extended overhead, use the momentum of bringing your arms forward to assist you back up into the start position

 


Toes to dumbell

ADVANCED

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start: Start lying flat on the ground, legs fully extended and 2 moderately heavy dumbbells above head,

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finish: Contract core and bring your feet up as high as you comfortably can. Ideally to the dumbbells but you can stop sooner if need be.

 

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