Primary muscles: Abs, obliques, glutes, hips, legs
Secondary muscles: Chest, shoulders
Equipment: No equipment
SKI ABS INSTRUCTIONS
1. Start with your body in a straight line, your hands slightly wider than shoulder-width apart and feet together.
2. Bend your knees and jump, bringing both feet to the front and slightly to the left side.
3. Jump again to return to the starting position and then repeat on the right side.
4. Continue alternating sides until the set is complete.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Engage your core, maintain your hips keep your back, head, and neck neutral. Exhale as you jump and bring both feet to the front and inhale as you return to the plank position.
The ski abs works several muscles simultaneously, helping you burn more calories, increases aerobic fitness and boosts your metabolism. This exercise strengthens your core muscles and improves posture, flexibility, and agility.
SETS AND REPS
Start at a slow pace and do 1 or 2 sets of 8 to 10 repetitions on each side. Once you’re comfortable with your form, you can gradually increase the number of sets and reps.
To calculate the number of calories burned doing ski abs, enter your weight and the duration of the exercise: