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A. Kneel on the floor, resting your forearms on the ball with your shoulders directly over your elbows. Your body should be on a slight incline with your hips pressed forward.

(Imagine a diagonal line from the crown of your head to your knees.)

B. Exhale and roll the ball out a few inches so you are balancing on your elbows while keeping your spine in a neutral position.

Inhale and return the ball back to the starting position.

Double Leg Side Lifts

Inspiration: Stand taller with more confidence!

Muscles targeted: Obliques

Reps: 10 each side x 3

A. Lie on your left side with your legs straight, holding the ball between your ankles, with your hips stacked on top of each other. Your legs should be slightly in front of your torso to reduce strain on the lower back. Your left arm is straight, palm up, with your ear resting on your bicep and your right arm resting on the floor in front of your sternum for support.

B. Inhale to prepare, and exhale as you lift both legs off the floor, drawing the bottom rib closer to the hip bone without shifting your hips back. Inhale and lower your legs.

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@ 9:19am ET on April 14, 2008
with my unmanageable schedule? I SO NEED THIS. :)

@ 8:04pm ET on April 14, 2008
Wow, looks like it would kill the abs and stomach, but hey, I'll try it! I'm always looking for new exercises! Thanks!

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