Sunday Mail - Body and Soul - - HEALTH -

Damien is a qual­i­fied ex­er­cise sci­en­tist. For ques­tions, visit If you’d like to train with Damien and his team at his Syd­ney Fit­ness Stu­dio, call (02) 8086 2483.

Moni wears Slazenger top, $39.95, and shorts, $49.95, (03) 9835 5700; Sau­cony shoes, $259.95,

(03) 8878 3000. Run or walk for 200m to 400m, per­form one set of each ex­er­cise and then 50 to 100 skips. Do three to

six rounds of this. It’s sum­mer, so here’s a ded­i­cated abs ex­er­cise. Sit on the ground with your knees bent to 90 de­grees, hold­ing a 2kg to 5kg weight be­tween your hands. Lock your el­bows into your ribs and lower your torso back un­til it lightly touches the ground. Squeeze your abs and rise half­way up, hold and twist your torso, and the weight, to the right and then the left. Lower, per­form an­other sit-up, and twist to the left and then the right.

10 to 20.

We have used tra­di­tional weights but feel free to use al­ter­na­tives such as bot­tles, bags or any­thing you can get your

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