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Fast Fitness - High Core Strength For The New Year

Here is Fast Friday Fitness - a quick fun one to fulfill New Year's Resolutions for increased strength of body and core. Strengthen almost everything with this fun move that my students affectionately call "peeing dog" -

  1. Hold a straight pushup position. Keep elbows slightly bent, not locked.
  2. Lift one leg straight out to the side, as if over a bicycle. Hold as long as you can. Jump to switch other leg out to the other side.
  3. Hold neutral spine throughout (pictured at center). Don't let lower spine or neck droop under your weight (gray shirt second from right). This post shows how - Fast Fitness - Strengthen by Changing Your Plank.

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Photo is from my workshop at the 2007 International Black Belt Hall of Fame.

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Dr. Bookspan is an award-winning scientist whose goal is to make exercise easier and healthier.