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Lie faceup on floor with arms by sides. Curl head and shoulders off floor, then raise arms overhead (biceps by ears) and legs up at 45-degree angle to start. Keeping upper body lifted throughout, bring knees toward chest and circle arms around, touching palms to outside of knees [ shown]. Extend legs and raise arms over head to start position to complete 1 rep. Do 2 sets of 10 to 12 reps.
Start on floor in plank, balancing on hands and toes. Keep hips level and bend left knee out toward left triceps [ shown]. Return to plank, switch sides, and repeat to complete 1 rep. Do 2 sets of 10 to 12 reps.
SIDE PLANK TWIST
Start on floor in side plank position, balancing on left palm and sides of feet, right foot in front of left; bend right elbow and place palm behind ear to start [ shown]. Rotate torso to bring right elbow to inside of left elbow. Return to start position to complete 1 rep. Do 12 reps. Switch sides; repeat.
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