GET LAU­REN’S LEAN LEGS

Women's Health (UK) - - THE TRANSFORMERS -

1 SPLIT SQUAT

Do: 4 sets of 15 reps on each side

(a) Stand up straight and rest your right foot on a bench be­hind you.

(b) Bend at the knee and hip un­til your front leg forms a right an­gle. Then push back up through the heel of your front leg to the start­ing po­si­tion. Hold dumb­bells to up the chal­lenge.

2 RO­MA­NIAN DEADLIFT

Do: 4 sets of 15 reps

(a) With feet shoul­der width apart and a barbell in hands at hip level, arch your back and bend your knees, en­gag­ing your core.

(b) Move your bum back­wards and lower the barbell, keep­ing your chest up and shoul­ders back. Drive your hips for­wards as you re­turn to stand­ing.

3 SQUAT

Do: 4 sets of 15 reps

(a) With feet hip-width apart and arms by your sides, shoot your bum back, keep­ing your back straight, and low­er­ing as far as is com­fort­able.

(b) Push­ing through the heels raise back up to the top, tight­en­ing through the but­tocks and ham­strings at the top.

4 RE­V­ERSE LUNGE

Do: 4 sets of 15 reps on each side

(a) With feet hip-width apart, take a large step back­wards with your left foot and lower un­til your back knee be­comes bent at a right an­gle.

(b) Press­ing your front heel into the floor, bring your back foot for­ward to start. Up the chal­lenge with ket­tle­bells.

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