D'FYNE Fitness Magazine Winter 2019 - Page 72

FITNESS MUSCLES WORKED: Triceps and core. Narrow Push-up with Mountain Climber Start in a plank position with your shoulders above your wrists. Lower your chest toward the floor keeping your elbows in close to your body. Repeat 3 to 5 times. Place your knees on the floor for an easier modifica- tion. Immediately alternate your knees drawing into your chest, keeping your hips flat and stable in the plank position for 10 reps. Repeat 3 to 5 times. Rest only as needed and move on to the next exercise. MUSCLES WORKED: Glutes, hamstrings, and biceps. Dumbbell Single Stiff-Legged Deadlift with Biceps Curl Start in an upright position balancing on one leg with a dumbbell in the opposite hand. Keeping your lower back extended and body flat, lower your upper body toward the floor while lengthening the opposite leg behind you. Press into the heel of your supportive leg to stand and drive your hips forward. Curl the dumbbell toward your shoulder and lower. Repeat 10 times and change sides. ERIN BAILEY is a personal trainer, nutri- tionist, and owner of Body By Design Fit- ness Studio in Bracebridge, Ontario. Follow her @erinbaileyboyes. 72 D’FYNE - Winter 2019