At the Park! Plank with a Knee Curl

At the Park! Plank with a Knee Curl

For today's Workout Wednesday we headed to the park! Follow the steps below for a core-burning exercise you can do at the playground, alongside your little ones.

Benefits: This fun exercise will challenge your core muscles — feel the burn! It will help strengthen your upper body and work your inner thighs.  

Step 1:  

Place your hands on the floor then place your feet and secure in the seat of the swing. Make sure your hands are directly under your shoulders. Legs straight.

Step 2:

Pull your knees towards your chest while lifting your hips. Keep your legs together. Look towards your knees to keep your spine aligned. Repeat 10 to 12 times.

Honest Tip:  Keep your legs squeezed together the entire time. It will help you balance and stabilize your body throughout the movement.  

~Leila, FitPilates

Leila Cunningham is a Certified Pilates Instructor based in Los Angeles, California. When she isn’t sharing her knowledge and passion for Pilates at her studio, she’s spending time with her husband and two beautiful daughters. For more fitness tips and easy exercises, check out her YouTube channel.

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