Back and bum exercises

Posted on March 14th, 2013

Tone your back and your bum with these effective exercises from Fitness expert, Lisa Raleigh.

Back raises
1. Secure a resistance band under your feet, holding the other end in one hand.
2. Standing with your knees and torso bent, slowly raise your arm up and out to the side, until shoulder height.
3. Hold for a moment then return to the starting position. Aim for 2 sets of 12-15 reps depending on your fitness level.



Ball Bridge

1. Lie on the ground with your feet lifted onto a ball at 90 degrees.
2. Keeping your torso and butt tight, lift off the ground to form a straight line from your knees to your chin.
3. Hold for a moment then lower back down. Aim for 2 sets of 10-15 reps.

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