Derryn Brown, a personal trainer at The Hundred Pilates Studio in Dubai, demonstrates the seventh exercise in our eight-part weekly series of workouts. Do this move alone or incorporate it into your own fitness routine. Go to www.thenational.ae/moveoftheweek, where we collect the workouts and post video demonstrations.
1 Start in a side-plank position with one arm, extended at the elbow, supporting the body's weight.
2 With legs straight and stacked, extend your top leg upwards and hold for 10 seconds.
3 Relax the leg down again, remembering to breathe and repeat five times on each side.
Top tip: Squeeze your abdominals and keep the core as steady as possible throughout for the best results.
To book a private consultation with Derryn Brown, visit www.derrynbrown.com
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