Ballet Barre Workout from Whole Living
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The Ultimate At-Home Barre Workout to Tighten and Tone Your Whole Body
Save money and score the same total-body benefits by skipping the studio and doing this barre workout at home instead. Tone your legs, arms, and core with these effective ballet exercises that will help build strength in your muscles.
Sit on right hip with right leg bent about 90 degrees on the floor, knee pointing left. Bend left knee and lift leg behind body. Shift weight forward and place hands on the floor slightly wider than shoulders as left leg extends back. Bend elbows out to sides and lower chest to floor. Lift left leg higher as torso lowers.
Lie faceup propping upper body on elbows and forearms. Rest palms facing down by hips. Draw abs in tight. With toes pointed, cross right ankle over left and bend knees and hips about 90 degrees, opening knees out to sides.