Sarah Jessica Parker’s trainer, Anna Kaiser of AKT in Motion, shows us the best moves to tone with only a ball and elastic band.
Coupe to Arabesque
Start in a squat facing front, with your left elbow bent into your left side and your right arm reaching overhead to the left side. Then, transfer your weight to your right foot as you switch the arms and bring the right hand to tap the sole of your left foot. Repeat 20x and then switch sides.
Romanian V Lift
Start in a curtsy position with your arms extended overhead, your weight on your right foot, and your left foot crossed behind, ball of the foot on the floor. Keep the weight on your right foot and hinge forward at the waist, keeping your arms by your ears until they touch the ground. Reverse and come back to standing. You should feel this burning out your back and your entire right leg. Fifteen slow reps, then repeat other side.
Place your shins on a physio ball and your hands on the ground in a plank position. Rotate your elbows forward to get your forearms parallel. Then pulse the elbows down 4” and straighten. Repeat 30x without breaking your plank form.
Downward V Press
Starting in a downward V position, lift your right leg up to the ceiling. Maintaining this position, bend your elbows out to the side, and bring the top of your head to touch the floor. Press the arms straight. Continue for 10 slow reps and then repeat with the other leg up.
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