- squat" title="Pistol squat" >Pistol squat
- High-knee toe touch
- Butt lifter
- Carving curtsy
- Tip-top toner
- Calf carver
Stand holding your arms straight out in front of your body at shoulder level, parallel to the floor.
Raise your right leg off the floor, and hold it there.
Push your hips back and lower your body as far as you can.
Pause, and then push your body back to the starting position.
High-knee toe touch
Stand facing a bench or box, elbows bent at sides, hands in front of you.
Tap right foot on bench/box.
Then, tap left foot on bench/box.
Quickly alternating taps as you pump arms to go faster.
Continue for 1 minute.
Lie with your faceup, knees bent and feet flat.
Extend right leg toward ceiling with toes pointed.
Squeeze glutes and lift hips to form a straight diagonal from left knee to shoulders.
Raise hips higher, then lower to floor for 1 rep.
Do 15 reps.
Switch to left legs and repeat.
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, elbows bent by sides, hands in front of chest.
Lunge back with left leg, bringing left foot toward right and bending both knees 90 degrees into a curtsy.
Swing bent left arm forward and right arm back.
Stand up on right leg, bringing bent left knee directly out to side at hip level and tapping left hand on left knee.
Quickly return to curtsy lunge.
Do 20 reps.
Switch sides and repeat.
Stand with feet wider than shoulder-width apart, toes out, hands on hips.
Squat until thighs are parallel to floor, then lift both heels.
Lower heels for 1 rep and repeat.
Raise right knee to hip level, toes pointed, and hands behind head.
Contract abs as you lift left heel as high as you can off floor, balancing on ball of foot.
Hold for 3 seconds, then lower heel for 1 rep.
Do 15 reps.
Switch legs and repeat.