With the Winter Olympics well underway, chances are you have had a chance to watch part of the 2010 games, and witness some pretty amazing athletes. Despite the variety of sports they compete in, one thing they all undoubtedly have in common – a strong core! This weeks core strength move is inspired by those fast moving speed skaters, and will help build up lower body strength in addition to your core muscle group.
Cross your left leg behind your right leg as you bend your right knee 90 degrees. Extend your right arm out to your side and swing your left arm across your right leg (A).
Jump a few feet to the other side, switching the position of your legs and arms (B).
That’s one rep. Continue jumping from side to side until you’ve done 12 to 15 reps on each side