Beach Body Ready

Beach Body Ready

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f Step 1: Start with your back flat on the floor with knees stretched out flat on the floor and hands extended above your head. Make sure your back is flat on the floor by having no space between the floor and your back. Have your head in a neutral position by leaving a space between your chin and chest. 
core2Step 2: Contract your abdominal muscles. Leading with your chin and chest, raise your shoulders and hands towards the sky while lifting your legs upwards at the same time.

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Step 3: Remember to keep contracting your abdominals while raising your hands and feet upwards.

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Step 4: Keep raising your hands and feet until they meet (or almost) meet each other. Once your legs and hands meet, return to step 3, 2 then 1 slowly. You should be taking one breath out going from step 1-4 and one breath out going from step 4-1. Repeat this 10-15 times.

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Another variation is to repeat step 1-4 but this time with one leg on the floor at all times.  Repeat 10-15 times on each side.