Fitness expert Liz Stuart takes you through another one of her quick and easy exercise routines. This time focusing on abdominal exercises, part 3.
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Liz Stuart: I am going to work your stomach quite hard now, we are going to do a crunch but with the punch so you are working the size of your stomach muscles, and then we are going to lie down bring our hands up towards our toes, so we really working those stomach muscles down the front and then we are going to do some work on the core stability as well with the plank. So follow me lie down on your back, knees bend feet flat, coming up to that curl up position, and then punch each side on back down again, breathing out and the hold part and in on the relax flat, breathe out and hold, see you feel some extra resistance on the sides of your stomach in front, okay. It's important to try and target all the sides of the stomach, so the front of your stomach and either side it's a very define that waist area and flatten now your tummy. Hey we will do one more like that. Okay feet up in the air now, finger tips out to want to your toes, breathing out as you reach out to watch your toes, good count between each of your toes and four, five, six keeps that going don't forget to breathe out as you reach out towards your toe and set 10 more. Now it seemed to once of flat stomach, combine these exercises with some cardio vascular and you will see that, flat stomach appearing and that's what got, now over on to your front for some core stability. Elbows beneath your shoulders you can take your toes in to the floor tighten up your stomach and breath out and raise your body up and we are just going to hold for 5 seconds, if that's too hard just put your knees on the floor, rest on floor and relax. We are going to do two more of those so take a good deep breathe in and out raise up our body up the ground, keep those stomach muscles very tight, if you feel any discomfort in your lower back let your knees go down towards the floor. And relax and we will do last one reached to breathe in and out and push up, breath in normally locking the stomach muscles tight, keep holding and lets have a few more seconds keep holding tight, tight, tight and relax, Good. And just nice and slowly come up. It's a quick reminder to get the most from your workout, with all the stomach exercises breathe out on the way up and in on the way down. Keep your backs nice and stable, when reaching for your toes.