Happy 2017, now move!

Whether you’ve made a New Year’s res­o­lu­tion to start exercising or just need to shake off the hol­i­day in­dul­gences, our res­i­dent ex­er­cise queen Mo­hau Mokoena wants you to get a lit­tle sweaty this Jan­uary

CityPress - - Trending - For the lat­est Mo Fit­ness video workout, visit bit.ly/2j7JeBd or search the City Press YouTube ac­count 1. BREAKDOWN Grab a chair. Lie with your back on the floor and lift your legs off the ground and un­der the chair. Bring your knees to your chest, then s

I t’s that time of year again when we re­solve to com­mit to new and im­proved ways of liv­ing. When it comes to weight, the best res­o­lu­tions start in your head. I once read a quote that goes: “Mo­ti­vate your mind and the body will fol­low.” So, tell your­self you want to be slim­mer and fit­ter, vi­su­alise the new you, slip into some­thing com­fort­able and make it a habit to move your body as much as pos­si­ble in 2017 and be­yond.

Here are five body-weight work­outs that you can try any­where, any time. Start with what you can man­age, at your own pace, and then build on that. 1. Chair ducks to el­e­vated bridge 2. Squat jack pops 3. Inch­worm to spi­der 4. Burpees 5. Side lunge jumps

Be­gin­ner – aim for 12 rep­e­ti­tions of each workout In­ter­me­di­ate – aim for 16 reps Ad­vanced – re­peat each ex­er­cise 24 times

For each level, aim for three full cy­cles.

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SQUAT JACK POPS 2.1

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INCH­WORM TO SPI­DER 3.1

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CHAIR DUCKS TO EL­E­VATED BRIDGE 1.1

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SIDE LUNGE JUMPS 5.1

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BURPEES 4.1

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