Do Lower Body Workout The Way Lindsey Vonn Does!
What would it be to train like an Olympian? Well, here are the workout secrets of the famous Lindsey Vonn.
Don’t know about her? No problem, here is a short introduction of her!
Lindsey Vonn is an American ski racer. The 31 year old is the first ever American woman to win a gold medal at Winter Olympics in the year 2010. She has also won several World Cup season titles.
Single-leg box squat
a) Stand on the right leg in front of a plyo box or a bench, with the toes of your left foot resting on the box and arms at your sides and an 8 pound dumbbell in both hands.
b) Lower your body down till you right leg is at a 90 degree angle.
Return to position (a) and do 10 to 12 reps. Switch legs and repeat.
Single leg lift
a) Begin on your hands and knees and keep your abs tight.
b) Squeeze your butt as you lift your left leg up to form a 90 degree angle.
Return to the starting position, do 10 to 12 reps and then switch legs and repeat.
Single leg hamstring curl
a) Lie facing the ceiling with arms at your sides and left heel on a Swiss ball and the right leg straight up and foot flexed.
b) Press your hips as you bend the left knee to pull the ball towards you.
Keeping your hips up, straighten your leg to roll the ball back out. Do 12 reps. Switch your legs and then repeat.
a) Stand with your feet a hip-width apart.
b) Push hips back while lowering down.
Push through the heels and return to your starting position. Repeat 10-12 times.
Single leg Romanian deadlift
a) Stand with your right foot in front of the left and an 8 pound dumbbell in both hands. Shift weight forward to the right leg so that only the toes of the left foot are on the floor.
b) Hinge forward and lower your torso till it is parallel to the floor.
Reverse the movement and return to position (a). Do 10 to 12 reps. Switch your legs and repeat.
Single leg hip-ups
a) Rest your back on a Swiss ball with you right foot on the ground and left foot extended straight out with foot flexed.
b) Lift your hips so that your body is in a straight line, right from your chest to your foot.
Lower yourself to position (a). Do 10 to 12 reps, switch legs and repeat the move.
Single leg step ups
a) Stand in front of a plyo box or bench with your arms at your sides and an 8 pound dumbbell in both hands. Place your right foot on the bench or box.
b) Bring left foot on top of the bench and lift it to a 90 degree angle.
Reverse the movement to position (a). Repeat 10-12 times and then switch legs.
Hope you will try out these moves!
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