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Bicycle Kicks

Bicycle Kicks | Nichole Mellison

Use bicycle kicks to strengthen hip flexors and core muscles. These require you to tighten your abs, push your lower back down into the AbStar AIR, while maintaining core stability. Do the best you can as you alternate extending one foot out in front of you, and then the other foot. It’s like pedaling a bicycle, except you pedal horizontally. Support the weight of each leg while your body maintains position on an unstable surface. Tough! Move deliberabately, i.e., fairly slowly, whether you want to or not, in order to achieve best results. Maintain your core stability ,and don’t allow movement in your lower back.

As always, watch Nichole for proper technique. This is a difficult exercise after the first several repetitions, so build up slowly.

About Nichole Mellison

Nichole has been a successful personal trainer in the Los Angeles area for over 9 years. She is a WBFF Bikini Pro Fitness Model and the owner of a mobile personal training business, Workout on Wheelz. Nichole specializes in senior fitness, private one-on-one training, and competition prep.

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Disclaimer: Check with your doctor before beginning any exercise or nutrition program. The opinions contained herein are the opinion of the author only. Use at your own risk.

 

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