Sick and tired of crunches? Don’t have room on your messy dorm floor to lie down? These fun four exercises are a great way to change up your workout routine! Plus, if you repeat this workout twice a week you’ll have a strong core. There’s no better time to start a getting in the habit of working out than the month before the Holiday season beings! By Mandy Engelman. cross crunches targets: abdominals, legs
Begin standing with your feet hip-width apart. Extend your left leg out to the side with your foot pointed and your right arm up by your head. Lower your left elbow while bringing your knee into your core in a crunch before returning to the beginning position. Repeat 15 times on each side.
squat to side targets: abdominals, arms, glutes, and quads
With your feet slightly wider than hipwidth apart, squat down with your back perpendicular to the floor. Clasp your hands so they are pointing to the floor. Push up and raise your arms to the left, return to squatting position, and repeat to the right. Continue for 20 more reps.
super sqats targets: abdominals, arms, glutes, and calves
Begin with your feet hip-width apart and with your arms at your side. Bring your right foot off the floor in front of you while bending your left knee. Bring your arms straight forward as well. With your weight shifted towards the ball of your foot, bring your right leg backwards while straightening your left knee. Move your arms out to your side. You should be in a “Super Man” position. Repeat 10 times on each side.
side reach targets: side abdominals
Stand with your legs slightly wider than hip-width apart and with your hands on your hips. Reach to the left, leading with your left arm. Be sure to bend your core to the side. Return to starting position. Reach to the right with your right arm. Repeat for a minute. issue no. 25 | 75