Welcome to day 8 of your Summer Sculpt Challenge! Each daily bodyweight workout is designed with a different target in mind to achieve best results. You will find the number of sets and repetitions with each exercise demonstration along with a description of how to perform the exercise.
SIDE TO SIDE PUSH UPS
3 rounds X 10 reps/each side
Start in a high plank position with your hands flat on the floor shoulder-width apart. Bend your elbows and lower your body to the floor. Push your body back up return to the starting position. While holding the body in the push up position, move one hand beside the other hand, then move the other hand away so your hands are again shoulder-width apart. Complete the push up and move your hands to bring your body back to the starting position, then complete another push up.
3 rounds X 15 reps
Position your hands shoulder-width apart with your legs bent and feet placed hip-width apart. Straighten out your arms while keeping a slight bend in your elbows. Slowly bend at your elbows and lower your upper body toward the floor. When you reach the bottom of the movement, push yourself back to the starting position.
SIDE PLANK TWISTS
3 rounds X 15 reps/each side
Position your body in a side arm forearm plank. Place your left arm behind your head and rotate the left side of your body toward the floor. Return to starting position.
4 rounds X 12 reps
Start in a high plank position with your core engaged while squeezing glutes. Keeping this position, tap with your left shoulder with your hand right hand, then tap your right shoulder with your left hand. Continue to alternate.