28 December 2015 Kat Selvocki

yogastrong derbystrong challenge: day 2

2015-12-28 09.49.00

Hybrid Forearm Plank

Props: none

    1. Set up on forearms and knees, and give your upper arms a hug to find shoulder-width apart. Plant your hands and forearms down.
    2. Step your feet back to plank, and lift one arm up off the floor. You’ll be twisting from your midsection up; your toes will stay tucked under on the floor.
    3. Inhale while lifting your left arm, and exhale while lowering it back down.
    4. Alternate left and right hands for 30-60 seconds.

Alternative: Lower your knees to the floor as you do this.

Badass challenge: Move as slowly as possible, and hold for a couple breaths with each arm lifted!

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