ARE YOU SOMETIMES TOO BUSY TO GO THE GYM, BUT YOU REALLY WANT TO GET A WORKOUT IN? I FIND MYSELF IN THAT SITUATION ALL THE TIME!
Here’s the quick little workout I do to get sweaty even when I don’t have time to hit the gym. I hope you like it too!
1. Hold a 60-Second Plank
Planking is one of the best core exercises out there!
To get a nice flat stomach youhave to do planks. They work all the muscles in your core and really help give you a sculpted and defined look.
If you have never planked before I would suggest starting with a hold of only 10 to 15 seconds.Try adding a few more seconds each time you plank and work your way up to 30 seconds, 60 seconds and then multiple minutes.
You can plank just using your yoga mat, or you can kick it up a notch by using a stability ball like I’m doing in the picture.
Planking isn’t easy, but it works. Don’t give up just because it’s hard!
2. Do 30 Crunches
Did you know that using a stability ball to do your crunches makes this exerciseup to 38% more effective?
Yep, go grab your stability ball and start crunching!
The stability ball gives crunches a boostbecause it engages your small core muscles used for balance. Those muscles help keep you upright on the balland help you work on a six pack!
3.Make Time for Hamstring Bridges
Don’t let this picture fool you, I’m not just laying around by the pool, I’m doing hamstring bridges!
Hamstring bridges are such an awesome exercise. They not only strengthen your hamstrings but they also work your butt, hips, thighs and core!
I like doing hamstring bridges using my stability ball.
You justlie on your back and place your heels on top of the stability ball. Squeeze your buttwhile you lift your hips up then slowly drop your hips back down to the floor without letting them touch the floor and repeat lifting your hips up again.
If you’ve never done these before, try starting with 10 or 15 reps, if you’re more advanced go for 20 or 30 reps.
Want to get really advanced? Pull the ball in towards your thighs while bridging like in this video. I love doing that move!
4.Drop Down for 30 Bodyweight Squats
If you regularly workout, but you don’t squat, you’re missing out!
Squatting tones your legs, lifts your butt, strengthens your abs and increases your flexibility. It’s the one workout you should definitely not be skipping.
You can use weights or you can just use your bodyweight like I’m doing in this picture.
Go for 2 to 3 sets of 8 to 10 reps of squats!
5. Don’t Forget Your Gel-V!
Before working out be sure to apply your Gel-Vto help tighten loose skin on your stomach, arms and butt!
Don’t believe me that it works? Read the reviews here!
“Everything it states it does really happens. My stretch marks are actually fading! I’m losing inches! My stomach cellulite is smoothing out and my hanging belly is shrinking. It’s amazing.” – Natalie (posted on 2/6/2015)
“This product is extraordinary! It has reduced my cellulite from my bootie and it has made my skin tighter from my belly (and also softer).” – Marlene (posted on 1/16/2015)
I use it every single day (that’s me in the pic above). Trust me, you’re going to like the results!
Oh yeah, and if you like my colorful workout pants shown in the pics throughout this post you can get them HERE!