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plank punch

Works: shoulders, arms, chest, back, abs, butt

Start in plank position with wrists directly beneath shoulders. Engage abs to hold plank as you punch right arm forward (as shown); return to plank. Repeat with left arm for one rep. Continue, alternating sides quickly, for one minute.


pop up

Works: shoulders, chest, abs, butt, thighs

Start in plank position, body aligned from head to heels. In one explosive movement, push off ground, landing on feet, knees slightly bent, right foot behind left, arms at shoulder level, elbows slightly bent (as shown). Return to start for one rep. Continue for 30 seconds. Switch sides; repeat for 30 seconds.


lateral burpee

Works: shoulders, back, abs, butt, thighs

Stand with feet hip-width apart. Jump up (as shown, left), then crouch, placing hands on floor under shoulders (as shown, center). Jump feet out to left side (as shown, right). Hop feet back to center, then jump straight up and return to crouch position. Repeat on opposite side for one rep. Continue, alternating sides, for one minute.


dragging dog

Works: shoulders, triceps, chest, back, abs, thighs

Lie facedown with arms extended overhead. Drive through toes, and press palms into ground as you bend elbows and drag upper body and hips off ground, coming into Upward Dog (as shown). Reverse sliding motion to return to start for one rep. Continue for one minute.

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