The Hundred

Target area(s): core

How to perform the hundred:

Start sitting on the ground, leaning back on your sit bones with your knees bent.

Here are two variations for this exercise.
With both remember to keep your back straight and your abs engaged.

1) lift your legs into the air, at almost 90 degrees

Or a more advanced version
2) straighten your legs so that you’re body is in a V shape

Next lift your arms til they are at about upper thigh height (try to ignore animals walking around you :)).

Begin to rhythmically pump your arms (like you’re patting water).  Inhale through your nose every 5 pumps, then exhale out your mouth every 5 pumps.  Count each up-down pump as one.

Here’s how it will go: Inhale  1-2-3-4-5, exhale 1-2-3-4-5(10), inhale 1-2-3-4-5 (15), exhale 1-2-3-4-5 (20)…. and so on until you reach 100.


4 Responses to “The Hundred”

  1. marla (Family Fresh Cooking) January 5, 2010 at 6:44 pm #

    Ignore the doggies….what about the 4 and 6 year old! ha 🙂


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