Fun ways to stay active this fall
What to do if you and your friend have the same crush
My boarding school roommate is driving me nuts
The 20 best teen books of all time
"Autumn" -- An original poem
Sleep easy: 5 tips to kick your night owl habits for good
Sweet treats: 6 good-enough-to-eat beauty products
Find the perf workout class with these tips
Give your guy's style a grade!
Chat with Peyton List (and win a signed issue) this Thursday!
Disney Channel's Make Your Mark: Mallory Kievman
More Friends = More Fun
CREATE A PROFILE
GL Tweets !
17 HOURS AGO Make sure your first school dance is a night to remember!: http://t.co/cpIIIDwyjP
18 HOURS AGO Got a bad case of dance fever? Here's all the homecoming advice you need: http://t.co/f1AVsQG1cd
19 HOURS AGO Get up & be active with your BFF this fall w/ these fab and festive fall activities!: http://t.co/sIdZZkduFe
Check these out, too...
Lay on your back with your knees bent, feet planted on the
ground and arms by your side. Have your friend stand over you. Lift one leg in
the air, then use your abs and arms to lift your hips and butt off the ground,
while your friend applies slight pressure on your foot. Alternate legs and
repeat 20 times. Switch positions.
Lay on the ground with your friend, feet near each other’s
shoulders and arms out to the side. Use your abs to lift your legs to a
90-degree angle (you will both look like “L” shapes). Slowly lower your legs
halfway down and return to start. Next, use your abs to lift your butt off the
ground and move it a few inches to one side. Lower down and repeat 20 to 30
Side Lunge for Two
Stand facing your partner, each with your feet together,
arms extended and holding hands. Both of you should lunge to the same side,
keeping your knee over your ankle and the opposite leg straight. Remember:
Avoid locking your straight-leg knee or risk injury. Tighten your abs, and push
yourself back to start. Repeat 20 to 30 reps on each side. Bonus points if you
can do ’em all without LOL-ing.
Start in a pushup position. Tighten your abs and high five
your partner, slapping opposite hands to make it a li’l more challenging. Don’t
forget to breathe (it happens!) and keep your body stiff as a board. Alternate
between hands and repeat 10 times. If you and your girl are way sporty, you can
repeat up to 30 times for a serious ab blast. Hello, new goal.
Lean on Me Pushups
Kneel on the ground, keeping your knees about shoulder-width
apart. Have your friend stand behind you and hold your ankles. Contract your
abs and slowly lean forward, gently falling into a pushup position. Lower down
into the pushup. Explode up, using your arms and glutes to get you back to
start. Repeat 10 to 20 times and then switch positions.
Link Leg Sit-Ups
Sit across from your partner with your legs interlocked (one
set of legs will be on top and the other should be underneath, using your feet
to “lock” the position). Lie on your backs. With your arms behind your head,
use your abs to rotate left and right while rising up to a seated position. At
the top, clap hands with your partner and twist back to start. Repeat 15 times
(going both left and right).
Love this post? You’ll heart
» Get fit in time
for swimsuit season! Sign up now for our free weekly Get Fit Fast newsletter
» 100 fitness tips to live by
» What is going on down there?! Our latest body Q&As
WIN BIG! Score a pile of sizzlin' beach reads from Harlequin Teen
BY KATIE ABBONDANZA ON 6/20/2012 5:42:00 PM
POSTED IN workouts, favorite ab workouts, your best booty workouts, lean leg workouts, bikini body workout, Feb/March 2011
If you look at the sun, you will go blind.
Win fall faves...
Attention, fashionistas: It's our annual
Fab Fall Finds giveaway! CLICK HERE to check
out the gear...and enter to grab it for yourself!