On Monday, July 7, 2014, I will begin a new weight-loss adventure, in the hopes of regaining my previously, healthy physique. As a new mom over 40, my life and day to day routine have changed dramatically. Now it's time to get back to my BEST and leave all the excuses behind. Watch me and learn. As a bonus, you'll also get to follow the life of our BUG. (Isabella, who has a rare genetic disorder, Williams Syndrome)
Set Up: Place both of your forearms on a stability ball with your legs extended behind you. Tighten your abs and lift your hips. Make sure you are balanced and stable on top of the ball [A].
Action: Hold your position as you lift one leg off the ground several inches; avoid arching your lower back [B]. Hold for two breaths, and then return to the starting position. Repeat, alternating sides.
Make this move easier: Perform this move on a mat, without the ball.
Make this move harder: Pulse your leg 10 times in the lifted position.