8 Best and Effective Exercises To Get An Hour Glass Figure

6. Plank with Leg Kick:


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HOW TO DO:

  • Start in a forearm plank position with elbows under shoulders and feet hip-width apart.
  • Engage quads, glutes, and core the entire time to form a straight line from head to feet.
  • Lift left leg up to hip height, then kick out a few inches to the left. Come back to center and lower foot back to the ground.
  • Repeat, this time lifting right leg and kicking to the right to complete 1 rep.
  • Sets: 3
  • Reps: 15

7. HUNDRED ON THE BALL:

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HOW TO DO:

  • Lie on your back with your arms by your sides. Bend your knees to 90 degrees and place your calves on a fitness ball.
  • Lift your head and shoulders off the floor, making sure to keep your head, neck, and shoulders relaxed. (Put your head down at any time if you feel stress in the upper body.)
  • Take 5 short, consecutive inhales, followed by 5 short, consecutive exhales.
  • Do this 10 times for 1 rep. At the same time, lift arms off mat and pulse them up and down palms facing down, in unison with the breath.
  • 10 reps, 100 breaths per rep.

8. Alternating Skip-Ups:

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HOW TO DO:

  • Stand behind step with arms by sides. Quickly step right foot to the center of the step and jump straight up, driving left knee in front of hip and swinging arms to power body up.
  • Land softly with right foot on step and quickly lower left foot back to the floor.
  • Step right foot back to starting position to complete one rep.
  • Do the prescribed number of reps, moving quickly and alternating legs each time.
  • Sets: 3
  • Reps: 15
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