Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

2 HOURS AGO You asked, we answered: All of your period problems explained: http://t.co/m2z8rSRDk4 pic.twitter.com/uDc7ZhRphV

3 HOURS AGO Now we know our A-B-Cs...and AAs and Ds and DDs! : http://t.co/2x8U6KXZE0 pic.twitter.com/MUU78ifVQZ

4 HOURS AGO *Nail* your mani this summer with these swoon-worthy shades: http://t.co/9SZQnQpniY pic.twitter.com/U05xIS5hWD

 

sponsored links

Want killer abs 'n' legs? Try 5 hockey-inspired tone-ups

 
Lilly Adams, coach of teen hockey star Kaitlin Parent, gave us the dish on what moves keep her and her players at the top of their game. Even if you're not picking up a stick anytime soon, this workout will tone ya up fast, no rink needed!

 

Jump Squats

Start with feet hip width apart. Squat down and then jump. You are trying to jump as high as you can. Land on your toes and immediately go back into a squat. This should be done silently. If you are making a lot of noise, make your goal landing softer as opposed jumping higher. Do three sets of 30 seconds. As these get easier, add more time.

 

Lunges with a twist

Start with feet together. Step left foot out about 3 feet and drop right knee to just above the ground (do not let your knee touch the ground). Both left and right knee should be at a 90-degree angle. If they are less than 90, take a bigger step; if they are more, take a smaller step. When both legs are at 90 degrees, twist to the left. Return both feet back together by pushing off with the left foot while pulling equally with the right foot. Repeat with the right foot stepping out and with the twist to the right. Do three sets of 10 lunges. As these get easier, add weight. 

 

Push-ups

Start in a standard push-up position, on your hands and toes. Hands should be slightly wider than your shoulders, and feet should be together. Lower your chest till your arms are at 90 degrees, push back up. Keep your core tight the entire time. Your body should be in a straight line from your head to your heels. If you can not do five push-ups in a row, drop your knees to the ground to a modified push-up. Do three sets of 10 push-ups. As these get easier, add more repetitions. 

 

Three Way Planks

Start in a push-up positions, except instead on up on your hands, place your elbows down so your forearms are flat on the ground. Tighten your core; do not let your belly or your butt sag down. Hold for 30 seconds. Rotate so your only left elbow is on the ground and you are balanced with your feet stacked on top of each other. Right arm can either be straight up in the air or place hand on your hip, which ever is more comfortable. Hold for 30 seconds. Repeat for the other side. Hold for 30 seconds. Do three sets.

 

Six inches

Lie on your back with your legs together. Lift legs 6 inches off the ground and hold for 30 seconds. If this is too difficult, you can place your hand underneath you butt for support. Make sure your shoulders and neck are relaxed. Do three sets.

 

 

Photo Credit: Ivan Jensen

BY LILLY ADAMS ON 1/11/2012 5:43:00 PM

POSTED IN , , , ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
X
Invest in a cute water bottle and bring it everywhere! You’ll be sure to get the recommended dose of H2O this summer.
 
Summer time is fab, but even the best things have their downsides. What can't you stand about summer?



 
 

If you look at the sun, you will go blind.

Win it: Visit all your favorite villains in The Isle of the Lost!

 

 

Ever wonder what happened to all of your excellently evil Disney faves? Enter for a chance to check out the new generation of bad guys (and girls) in The Isle of the Lost, a prequel to Disney Channel's Descendants!

CLICK HERE for your chance to win.

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links