Stand about 4 feet behind bench; lean forward and brace yourself with right hand on top of bench, left hand on small of back (as shown). by lucinda
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lucinda Stand about 4 feet behind bench; lean forward and brace yourself with right hand on top of bench, left hand on small of back (as shown).
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Stand on right leg about 3 feet behind bench. Tilt torso forward, gripping back of bench with both hands, as you lift bent left leg so by lucinda
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lucinda Stand on right leg about 3 feet behind bench. Tilt torso forward, gripping back of bench with both hands, as you lift bent left leg so
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Tracy Anderson Bowling Throw... I've been doing this one & feel it!! Stand with feet staggered, left foot in front of right, a weight in each hand. Rest left hand on front of left thigh; extend right arm behind you, palm down. Curl right arm forward as if throwing a bowling ball (as shown). Lower arm. Do 20 reps. Switch sides; repeat. WORKS SHOULDERS, BICEPS by candice
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candice Tracy Anderson Bowling Throw... I've been doing this one & feel it!! Stand with feet staggered, left foot in front of right, a weight in each hand. Rest left hand on front of left thigh; extend right arm behind you, palm down. Curl right arm forward as if throwing a bowling ball (as shown). Lower arm. Do 20 reps. Switch sides; repeat. WORKS SHOULDERS, BICEPS
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2. Muffin-Top Workout: Standing elbow crossover  Works your back, abs, and obliques    A. Stand with feet hip-width apart, hands behind head, elbows wide to sides.    B. Lifting left knee, twist and lower right elbow to meet knee, as shown (don’t let elbow fold in). Return to start. Do 20 reps on each side. by debbie
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debbie 2. Muffin-Top Workout: Standing elbow crossover Works your back, abs, and obliques A. Stand with feet hip-width apart, hands behind head, elbows wide to sides. B. Lifting left knee, twist and lower right elbow to meet knee, as shown (don’t let elbow fold in). Return to start. Do 20 reps on each side.
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Waist Trimmer (Strengthens: Core, butt): Sit with knees bent to 90° (right knee in front, left knee to side with left toes pointing back). Place right hand on the floor and left hand on left hip. Bend slightly forward at waist, lifting chest. Lift left leg an inch off the floor (as shown); lower it. Do 20 reps, then press left leg an inch backward and forward for 20 more reps. Switch sides; repeat sequence. by Lalalolita
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Lalalolita Waist Trimmer (Strengthens: Core, butt): Sit with knees bent to 90° (right knee in front, left knee to side with left toes pointing back). Place right hand on the floor and left hand on left hip. Bend slightly forward at waist, lifting chest. Lift left leg an inch off the floor (as shown); lower it. Do 20 reps, then press left leg an inch backward and forward for 20 more reps. Switch sides; repeat sequence.
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Stand an arm's length behind bench, gripping seat back with both hands. Wedge ball of right foot against bench leg and hook left ankle by lucinda
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lucinda Stand an arm's length behind bench, gripping seat back with both hands. Wedge ball of right foot against bench leg and hook left ankle
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Build a Better Butt Without Equipment. Work your abs, obliques and thighs with the 'Prisoner Squat.' Stand with feet hip-width apart, hands behind head, elbows out. Squat (as shown); stand, crunching left elbow to left hip. Return to squat. Repeat on right. Alternate sides for 30 seconds. #SelfMagazine by chasity
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chasity Build a Better Butt Without Equipment. Work your abs, obliques and thighs with the 'Prisoner Squat.' Stand with feet hip-width apart, hands behind head, elbows out. Squat (as shown); stand, crunching left elbow to left hip. Return to squat. Repeat on right. Alternate sides for 30 seconds. #SelfMagazine
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Skip the Gym With These Simple Ab Moves: Try the 'Namaste Side Bend' for a move that is 67% better than a crunch at activating your lats (which pull in your waistline). Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms above head, palms pressed together, elbows out. Lean to right (as shown), pushing left hip out, until you feel your obliques and back engage. Return to start; repeat on opposite side for 1 rep. Do 12 reps. #SelfMagazine by chasity
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chasity Skip the Gym With These Simple Ab Moves: Try the 'Namaste Side Bend' for a move that is 67% better than a crunch at activating your lats (which pull in your waistline). Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms above head, palms pressed together, elbows out. Lean to right (as shown), pushing left hip out, until you feel your obliques and back engage. Return to start; repeat on opposite side for 1 rep. Do 12 reps. #SelfMagazine
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belly buster: Sit on ball and lean back with hands on floor behind you, palms down and turned out, legs extended. Bring right knee toward chest (as shown); return to start. Repeat with left knee for 1 rep. Do 12 reps by sunny1and1
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sunny1and1 belly buster: Sit on ball and lean back with hands on floor behind you, palms down and turned out, legs extended. Bring right knee toward chest (as shown); return to start. Repeat with left knee for 1 rep. Do 12 reps
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Start on left side, left forearm and hip on floor, feet stacked, right hand holding dumbbell on right hip (as shown). Lift hips to create a by nadia
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nadia Start on left side, left forearm and hip on floor, feet stacked, right hand holding dumbbell on right hip (as shown). Lift hips to create a
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Rear Raising Lunge Sets: 3 Reps: 20 A. Begin in a split stance with right foot on top of a box or step. Lower into a lunge, bending back knee directly under hip as both arms extend overhead. B. Shift weight into right leg, and stand up onto step, extending left (back) leg straight behind hip as arms lower by sides (avoid leaning forward with torso as leg lifts). Hold for one count, and then lower to return to the starting position. Complete all reps on the first side; then switch legs and r… by candice
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candice Rear Raising Lunge Sets: 3 Reps: 20 A. Begin in a split stance with right foot on top of a box or step. Lower into a lunge, bending back knee directly under hip as both arms extend overhead. B. Shift weight into right leg, and stand up onto step, extending left (back) leg straight behind hip as arms lower by sides (avoid leaning forward with torso as leg lifts). Hold for one count, and then lower to return to the starting position. Complete all reps on the first side; then switch legs and r…
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24-Minute At-Home Boot Camp: Start with Bear Walk. Get on all fours, a dumbbell in each hand; lift hips and straighten legs. Keeping hips lifted, walk right hand and right foot one step forward (as shown); repeat on opposite side, bringing left hand and left foot to meet right for 1 rep. Continue for 45 seconds. Rest 15 seconds. #SELFmagazine by chasity
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chasity 24-Minute At-Home Boot Camp: Start with Bear Walk. Get on all fours, a dumbbell in each hand; lift hips and straighten legs. Keeping hips lifted, walk right hand and right foot one step forward (as shown); repeat on opposite side, bringing left hand and left foot to meet right for 1 rep. Continue for 45 seconds. Rest 15 seconds. #SELFmagazine
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Stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart. Grasp a pair of 3- to 5-pound dumbbells, bend your knees slightly and lean forward so your by bluewillow
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bluewillow Stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart. Grasp a pair of 3- to 5-pound dumbbells, bend your knees slightly and lean forward so your
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Resistance Band Workout: Work shoulders, upper back, obliques and thighs with 'The Archer.' Anchor center of band at chest height. Stand with feet together, holding handles with arms extended, palms in, band taut. Raise right knee until thigh is parallel to floor as you draw right hand to chest (as shown). Hold one beat; return to start. Do 12 reps; repeat on opposite side. Do three sets. #SelfMagazine by chasity
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chasity Resistance Band Workout: Work shoulders, upper back, obliques and thighs with 'The Archer.' Anchor center of band at chest height. Stand with feet together, holding handles with arms extended, palms in, band taut. Raise right knee until thigh is parallel to floor as you draw right hand to chest (as shown). Hold one beat; return to start. Do 12 reps; repeat on opposite side. Do three sets. #SelfMagazine
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Butt Lift  Squat Dip:    Targets: Butt, quads, and hamstrings    Stand two feet from front of chair, facing away, feet hip-width apart, hands on hips.   Lift left leg and place top of left foot on seat behind you.   Lower into a single-leg squat, keeping right knee behind right toes and dipping left knee toward the floor; straighten right leg to stand.   Do 15 reps; switch legs and repeat. by Maria del Socorro pinzon
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Maria del Socorro pinzon Butt Lift Squat Dip: Targets: Butt, quads, and hamstrings Stand two feet from front of chair, facing away, feet hip-width apart, hands on hips. Lift left leg and place top of left foot on seat behind you. Lower into a single-leg squat, keeping right knee behind right toes and dipping left knee toward the floor; straighten right leg to stand. Do 15 reps; switch legs and repeat.
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8.These are isometric exercises. That means u contract your muscles without actually moving.        Push forward (Flex): Stand facing a wall or doorjamb, about 6 in. (15.2 cm) or less back. Hold your affected arm against your body. Make a closed fist with your thumb on top and gently push your hand forward into the wall with about 25% to 50% of your strength. Don't let your body move backward as you push. Hold for 5 seconds. Repeat 8 to 12 by candice
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candice 8.These are isometric exercises. That means u contract your muscles without actually moving. Push forward (Flex): Stand facing a wall or doorjamb, about 6 in. (15.2 cm) or less back. Hold your affected arm against your body. Make a closed fist with your thumb on top and gently push your hand forward into the wall with about 25% to 50% of your strength. Don't let your body move backward as you push. Hold for 5 seconds. Repeat 8 to 12
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4. Muffin-Top Workout: Scorpion twist Works your butt, hips, back, abs, and obliques A. Lie facedown, legs extended, arms out, palms down. B. In one big motion, swing right foot back over body, bending knee and touching toes near left hand, as shown. Return to start. Do 10 reps on each side. by nadia
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nadia 4. Muffin-Top Workout: Scorpion twist Works your butt, hips, back, abs, and obliques A. Lie facedown, legs extended, arms out, palms down. B. In one big motion, swing right foot back over body, bending knee and touching toes near left hand, as shown. Return to start. Do 10 reps on each side.
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How To Get Shakira's Abs: Sit & Reach. Balance on a stability ball, toes out and hands behind head. Lean right, extending left arm overhead and reaching right elbow toward right knee (as shown). Return to start; repeat on opposite side for one rep. Do 15 reps. #SelfMagazine by nadia
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nadia How To Get Shakira's Abs: Sit & Reach. Balance on a stability ball, toes out and hands behind head. Lean right, extending left arm overhead and reaching right elbow toward right knee (as shown). Return to start; repeat on opposite side for one rep. Do 15 reps. #SelfMagazine
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Build a better butt with this set.    Step to the right and lower into a side lunge, left leg straight, and lean forward, extending your arms behind you.     Press through your right heel to stand, raise your right knee, and curl your arms toward your chest.     Then step your right leg behind you into a lunge, extending your arms behind you.     Do eight to 10, then switch sides and repeat. by candice
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candice Build a better butt with this set. Step to the right and lower into a side lunge, left leg straight, and lean forward, extending your arms behind you. Press through your right heel to stand, raise your right knee, and curl your arms toward your chest. Then step your right leg behind you into a lunge, extending your arms behind you. Do eight to 10, then switch sides and repeat.
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The 13-Minute Fat Melt: Work shoulders, triceps, abs, butt and thighs with the 'Grab and Go' move. Start in tabletop: faceup, hands under shoulders, fingers forward, hips lifted with knees bent. Bend elbows to lower body toward floor, then straighten arms and grab left foot with right hand (as shown). Return to tabletop. Repeat on opposite side. Alternate sides for 30 seconds. #SelfMagazine by aprilrwilson7
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aprilrwilson7 The 13-Minute Fat Melt: Work shoulders, triceps, abs, butt and thighs with the 'Grab and Go' move. Start in tabletop: faceup, hands under shoulders, fingers forward, hips lifted with knees bent. Bend elbows to lower body toward floor, then straighten arms and grab left foot with right hand (as shown). Return to tabletop. Repeat on opposite side. Alternate sides for 30 seconds. #SelfMagazine
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The 13-Minute Fat Melt: Work abs, hips, butt, thighs and hamstrings with the 'On Strike' move. Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms at sides. Do a reverse lunge with right leg. Press through left leg to return to standing as you thrust right knee toward chest (as shown). Return to lunge. Repeat for 15 seconds. Switch sides; repeat. #SelfMagazine by rm1888
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rm1888 The 13-Minute Fat Melt: Work abs, hips, butt, thighs and hamstrings with the 'On Strike' move. Stand with feet hip-width apart, arms at sides. Do a reverse lunge with right leg. Press through left leg to return to standing as you thrust right knee toward chest (as shown). Return to lunge. Repeat for 15 seconds. Switch sides; repeat. #SelfMagazine
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Stand a leg's length behind bench, facing away. Lift left leg behind you, resting foot against top of seat back; lower torso until body by lucinda
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lucinda Stand a leg's length behind bench, facing away. Lift left leg behind you, resting foot against top of seat back; lower torso until body
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Targets: quads and hip flexors Since your thighs are working so hard during your run, they deserve some special attention. Come into a low lunge with the left knee forward. Bend your back leg and hold the top of your foot with your right hand. After holding for 30 seconds, gently release and repeat with the right knee forward. Source: Louisa Larson Photography by candice
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candice Targets: quads and hip flexors Since your thighs are working so hard during your run, they deserve some special attention. Come into a low lunge with the left knee forward. Bend your back leg and hold the top of your foot with your right hand. After holding for 30 seconds, gently release and repeat with the right knee forward. Source: Louisa Larson Photography
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Scissor Lunges: Stand with your feet hip-width apart, hands at your side. Lunge forward with your left foot and lower yourself until your by babegotback
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babegotback Scissor Lunges: Stand with your feet hip-width apart, hands at your side. Lunge forward with your left foot and lower yourself until your
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Arms: Table top press Sit with knees bent, feet on mat, hands by hips (fingers forward). Lift hips so body forms tabletop with shoulders over hands, thighs and torso parallel to floor. Lift left foot; cross left ankle over right knee. Bend elbows, lowering butt nearly to mat; press back up, straightening elbows and engaging triceps. Do 10 reps; switch legs and repeat. by candice
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candice Arms: Table top press Sit with knees bent, feet on mat, hands by hips (fingers forward). Lift hips so body forms tabletop with shoulders over hands, thighs and torso parallel to floor. Lift left foot; cross left ankle over right knee. Bend elbows, lowering butt nearly to mat; press back up, straightening elbows and engaging triceps. Do 10 reps; switch legs and repeat.
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Lower Body: Step-Up Backward Lunge    Step forward into a lunge on the left leg, then step forward (or up onto a stair) with the right. Pull the left knee up and hold for a few seconds. Lower the left foot (off the step), then step back with the right leg into a deep lunge. Alternate (10 reps per leg) for a total of about 1 minute. by candice
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candice Lower Body: Step-Up Backward Lunge Step forward into a lunge on the left leg, then step forward (or up onto a stair) with the right. Pull the left knee up and hold for a few seconds. Lower the left foot (off the step), then step back with the right leg into a deep lunge. Alternate (10 reps per leg) for a total of about 1 minute.
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Start in plank with a folded towel under toes. Engage abs as you slide knees toward outside of right elbow (as shown), then slide feet back by sunny1and1
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sunny1and1 Start in plank with a folded towel under toes. Engage abs as you slide knees toward outside of right elbow (as shown), then slide feet back
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Side planks tone the muffin top, and adding the reverse fly into the mix not only challenges the abs a bit more, but also tones the back of the shoulder. Squeeze your inner thighs together for added stability.   Start in a side plank on your left side, holding your weight in your right hand with your right arm parallel to the floor. Exhale and pull your abs toward your spine to stabilize your torso as your raise your right arm to the ceiling. Do not let your hand travel behind your shoulder. ... by mrs. sparkle
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mrs. sparkle Side planks tone the muffin top, and adding the reverse fly into the mix not only challenges the abs a bit more, but also tones the back of the shoulder. Squeeze your inner thighs together for added stability. Start in a side plank on your left side, holding your weight in your right hand with your right arm parallel to the floor. Exhale and pull your abs toward your spine to stabilize your torso as your raise your right arm to the ceiling. Do not let your hand travel behind your shoulder. ...
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How to get Shakira's Abs: Belly-Blasting Taps. Sit with knees bent, toes touching floor, arms extended in front of you; lean back until abs engage. Reach hands forward as you bring toes 4 inches off floor (as shown). Return to start for one rep. Do 15 reps.   #SelfMagazine by nadia
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nadia How to get Shakira's Abs: Belly-Blasting Taps. Sit with knees bent, toes touching floor, arms extended in front of you; lean back until abs engage. Reach hands forward as you bring toes 4 inches off floor (as shown). Return to start for one rep. Do 15 reps. #SelfMagazine
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From table top extend right leg and left arm. Keep upper back strong as you extend here.     Then, engaging your abs lift leg and touch toes. Repeat the extend and touch on this side 4 times and then crawl forward to a low sitting squat.   From here immediately power into 4 plyo squat jumps. Come back to low squat and crab walk your hands back to a modified version of the table top yogapose.    Now repeat this on the other side for a total of by candice
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candice From table top extend right leg and left arm. Keep upper back strong as you extend here. Then, engaging your abs lift leg and touch toes. Repeat the extend and touch on this side 4 times and then crawl forward to a low sitting squat. From here immediately power into 4 plyo squat jumps. Come back to low squat and crab walk your hands back to a modified version of the table top yogapose. Now repeat this on the other side for a total of
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hair detail - side profile + back and shoulders have hand resting on opposite side of the way the head is turned for balance. PHOTOG: stand directly behind at head level or slightly higher. BRIDE: turn head to the right (keeps the focus on the hair rather than the face).  Shoulders down and relaxed.  Left hand up and resting gently against something (wall, groom's shoulder?). by FutureEdge
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FutureEdge hair detail - side profile + back and shoulders have hand resting on opposite side of the way the head is turned for balance. PHOTOG: stand directly behind at head level or slightly higher. BRIDE: turn head to the right (keeps the focus on the hair rather than the face). Shoulders down and relaxed. Left hand up and resting gently against something (wall, groom's shoulder?).
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