Core workout with TruBe Trainer, Antoinette

Core workout with TruBe Trainer, Antoinette. Antoinette is a great advocate for fitness and has made it her personal mission to prove to you that fitness can come in many forms and that training doesn’t need to be restricted to the gym. Build strength, improve posture and increase mobility and flexibility all whilst having fun. This core workout with Antoinette made up of three of Antoinette’s go-to core exercises.

Core workout 1: 12 secs

Start on all fours, hands under shoulders with fingers spread wide and knees under hips, toes tucked under, spine neutral. 

Push the floor away with your hands.

Inhale prepare, exhale engage pelvic floor, squeeze abs and glutes, exhale lift knees just off the floor keeping the rest of the body as still as possible. Return knees to floor and repeat.

Aim for 8 reps, resting when you need to. 

Core workout 2: 18 seconds

Start on all fours, hands under shoulders with fingers spread wide and knees under hips, toes relaxed, spine neutral. 

Inhale prepare, exhale engage the pelvic floor, squeeze abs and glutes, exhale extend right leg behind, toe pointed. Squeeze right glute and right hamstring to lift right leg just off the floor, keep abs engaged for stability keeping the rest of the body as still as possible.  Don’t be tempted to arch the back to lift the leg higher.  Lift and lower for 4 – 8 reps.

Keep right leg extended behind and draw to the side and back for 4 – 8 reps, again keeping the rest of the body as still as possible.

Core workout 3: 14 seconds 

Start on all fours, hands under shoulders with fingers spread wide and knees under hips, toes tucked under, spine neutral. 

Push the floor away with your hands.

Inhale prepare, exhale engage pelvic floor, squeeze abs and glutes, exhale lift knees just off the floor keeping the rest of the body as still as possible. 

Step right foot back to the plank, step left foot back.  Step right foot in returning your knee under your hip keeping it off the floor.  Repeat with the left leg.  

Aim for 8 reps, resting when you need to.  Try placing a light block on your lower back for feedback, the block should stay stable and in place the whole time.

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