Tag Archives: Ab exercise

Pike Finishing position

Exercise challenge- the Pike

Exercise Challenge – Pike The Pike is a great exercise for strengthening your abs alongside your legs, arms and back.  This pilates based exercise is a great way to challenge your strength and stability and is an advancement from last weeks Jacknife. How to do the Pike I always start by rolling forwards over the swiss ball and…

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November 16, 2015
Jacknife finish position

Exercise challenge – Jacknife

Exercise Challenge – Jacknife The Jacknife is a great exercise for strengthening your abs alongside your legs, arms and back.  This pilates based exercise is a great way to challenge your strength and stability. How to do the jacknife and different options I always start by rolling forwards over the swiss ball, the further down your…

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November 9, 2015
The one arm plank - great ab exercise

Exercise challenge – The One Arm Plank

Exercise Challenge – The one arm Plank How did you get on last week with the one leg plank? The plank is a great exercise for your abs and your whole body: legs, shoulder stabilisers, back and arms.  The one arm plank works on your back stabilisers and rotators as well as really focusing on your shoulder stabilisers.…

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October 26, 2015
One leg Plank, ab exercise

Exercise challenge – The one leg plank

Exercise Challenge – The one leg Plank How did you get on last week with the normal plank? The plank is a great exercise for your abs and your whole body: legs, shoulder stabilisers, back and arms.  The one leg plank works on your back stabilisers and rotators.  By lifting one leg your obliques and…

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October 19, 2015
The plank

Exercise Challenge – The Plank

Exercise Challenge – The Plank The plank is a great exercise for your abs and your whole body.  Unlike a lot of other ab exercises the plank works your legs, shoulder stabilisers, back and arms. My challenge for you, is to start with a plank today and time how long you can stay up for.…

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October 12, 2015