Just because you aren’t moving during a workout doesn’t mean that you won’t break a sweat or get a bride-kicking workout!
Isometric exercises are meant to center around and strengthen the core. They don’t necessarily build muscles but they will help strengthen and tone your body.
Work in these isometric exercises into your weekly workouts to help continually strengthen and add some variety to your exercise. These exercises will help whittle your waist so you can confidently walk down the aisle.
Static Lunge – Drop into a lunge position and hold, keeping your core tight throughout the exercise.
Plank – Begin on your forearms and toes. Engage your stomach as if you were being punched in the stomach and hold.
Side Plank – Rotate from your plank position onto your right forearm and stack your feet on top of each other and hold. Repeat on left side.
Push-ups – Start in a push-up position and lower yourself into the down position and hold.
Bridge – Lay on your back and squeeze your butt up in the air raising onto your shoulders and hold.
Squat – Lower into a squat position, keeping your core held tight
6 Simple Exercises that you can do in front of your TV – NO EXCUSES! If you have any questions on how to preform these exercise please email and I am happy to help.
**During these movements it is most important to focus on your breathing!
During isometric movements it is very easy to hold your breath, so pay attention on your breathing!
Not recommended for those with high blood pressure or brides with heart conditions.
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