Core

The plank

This is a great conditioning position for the abs. I gets its name from the pirate plank (maybe?) as your body should look like one.

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Place your forearms on the floor palms down. Raise your body until your in a straight position with just your arms and toes touching the floor. Hold this position locking in your core for a designated period of time. As your abs get stronger increase the time period.

The side plank

This movement is just like the regular plank excerpt it focuses on one side of the abs at a time. Helps to tone those love handles.

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Place one fore-arm on the ground and the other on your hip. Raise your body until your in a straight position with just your arms and toes touching the floor with your torso perpendicular to the ground. Hold this position of a designated period of time. Make sure to perform this movement on both sides.