9 EXERCISES WITH ANKLE AND WRIST WEIGHTS - YOUR FITNESS ROUTINE

Soft weights offer a considerable advantage over dumbbells: they leave your hands free. Not for scrolling through Instagram, of course, but to make your strength training and toning exercises more effective! Strap them on your wrists and ankles and off you pop!

your tonesoftbells routine

Soft weights offer a considerable advantage over dumbbells: they leave your hands free. Not for scrolling through Instagram, of course, but to make your strength training and toning exercises more effective! Strap them on your wrists and ankles and off you pop!

EXERCISE 1: SIDE RAISES

#Strengthening #Upperbody #Shoulders

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The proper position:

Stand on your mat.

Keep your back straight, hips neutral, legs slightly apart.

Your arms should be alongside your body, with a soft weight on each wrist, palms facing your thighs.

Look at a point in the distance.

EXERCISE 2: TRICEP EXTENSIONS

#Strengthening #Upperbody #Triceps

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The proper position:

Lie on your mat.

Feet should be hip width apart, knees bent to 90°.

Keep your back flat against the mat, hips neutral.

Arms should be alongside your body, with a soft weight on each wrist.

EXERCISE 3: BENCH PRESS

#Strengthening #Upperbody #Chest #Pecs #Arms

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The proper position:

Lie on your mat.

Bend your knees to 90°, feet on the floor, back flat on the mat.

Bend your arms, elbows out, with a soft weight on each wrist.

EXERCISE 4: WINDSCREEN WIPERS

#Strengthening #Upperbody #Core

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The proper position:

Lie on your mat.

Bend your knees, feet on the floor, back flat on the mat.

Arms should be alongside your body, palms facing down, with a soft weight on each wrist.

EXERCISE 5: SUPINE SIDE LEG RAISES

#Strengthening #Glutes #Outerthighs

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The proper position:

Lie on your right side, keeping your heels, knees, hips and shoulders aligned. Bend your right leg slightly for stability.

Keep your feet together, with your head resting on your right arm.

Place your left hand in front of you.

Keep your hips in a neutral position and engage your core.

Place a soft weight on each ankle.