If you've ever done leg lifts in the hopes of getting rid of fat around the hips and thighs, you've already figured out (the hard way) that it doesn't work...
Sit down on a bench with back support and grasp a dumbbell with both hands and hold it overhead at arm's length.
There's a workout, and then there's a Work Out. And THEN, there's a BOXING WORK OUT.
Strength training: the split squat workout
The split squat is particularly beneficial for those in search of greater leg strength and power
Tricep dips are one of those body weight exercises that's harder than it looks. With your positioning and the fact that you're doing a type of triceps pushup..
Do it right: Get on all fours and hold one end of a resistance band in one hand while using the other hand to press down on the band to keep it anchored.
Get an amazing stretch for your back and abs while also strengthening your core. Lie on your back on a ball with your feet and hands resting on the floor.
Kneel and place your hands, fingers clasped, on a weighted ball in front of you [A].
WORKS: BUTT AND CORE
Get on all fours with forearms and palms on the ground and a loop resistance band around your feet; lift right foot off the ground [A].
WORKS: BUTT AND LEGS
Lie on right side with knees bent and a loop resistance band around your thighs.
Stand holding a dumbbell in your left hand, then lunge back with left leg until right thigh is parallel to the ground.
Balancing your forearms on a ball is an amazing workout for your core. Standing with your feet wide, and your hips over your ankles.
This fun move not only works your core, but will also tone your inner thighs. Lie on your back holding an exercise ball above your chest,
Do it right: While seated, cross the right ankle over the left knee and sit up tall, contracting the abs.
Stretch the arms straight out and rotate the hands so that the palms face away from each other.
Seated or standing, stretch the right arm out and turn the hand down so that the fingers point towards the floor.
Sitting in your chair, reach down and grab the side of the chair with the right hand and gently pull while tilting your head to the left,
A lot of my clients complain whenever I make them do pushups. I don't blame them, since pushups are tough, working almost all of the muscles in the upper body while challenging the abs and back.
1-Floor Dumbell Press