We all want to have that great toned and fit body especially with the summer season rapidly approaching. We all do the same routines at some point and they tend to get monotonous and ultimately not get the job done the way you want them to. Well if you are looking for that new workout that is guaranteed to get you in really great shape for the summer and beyond, fear no more! Because Crunch Gym personal trainer and all around nice guy Peter Morgese is here to show you some of his unique workouts that he has come up with. All of them involving none other than a towel or two. Take a look at these great routines he has come up with!
You’re lucky this workout is with towels, because you’ll sure need them after it’s over.
Exercise #1: 45 Seconds
Plank Oblique Crunch
Position the body in a plank, by planting the forearms firmly on the pad and the feet on two small towels spread 6 inches apart. Alternate each leg out and around towards the elbow and back to the original starting position.
Exercise #2: 45 Seconds
Plank to Crunch
Position the body in a plank, by planting the forearms firmly on the pad and the feet on two small towels spread 6 inches apart. Thrust the hips up by engaging the rectus abdominis, until the body is at a 45 degree angle. Push the body down by using and disengaging the rectus abdominis.
Exercise #3: 45 Seconds
Position the body in a plank, by planting the forearms firmly on the pad and the feet on two small towels spread 6 inches apart. Alternate and pull each leg in towards the chest and back to it’s starting position.
How often should the client do each towel at- home exercise?
The workout should be done five times a week for 5 rounds, 45 seconds each exercise with a 20 second rest in between.
Targets the following muscles:
Oblique Crunches (Obliques)
Crunches (Rectus Abdominus)
Mountain Climbers (Rectus Abdominus)
What kind of surface should be used?
A smoother surface like wood or glazed cement
In terms of space, how big should the space be?
The space should give the person at least 10 inches of wiggle room from the left, right, front, and back or an 8X8 space)
Peter is an amazing trainer who is always coming up with innovative ways to keep you in shape and healthy for whatever goal weight or look you desire. If you are thinking of joining Crunch or already a member there, you should definitely reach out to him and try him out. He is beyond worth it. Here is some more info on him-
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