Quatro Apoio: Diagonal Lifts

Quatro Apoio: Diagonal Lifts

Equipment Needed: 

Flat/ribbon resistance band or bodyweight only 

 

Good For:

Strength building and toning of glutes, outer thighs, inner thighs and core 

 

Proper Form:

On all fours, with one forearm resting on floor and opposite arm slightly bent. Firmly gripping if using ribbons. One leg extended with foot flexed (not pointed.) Turn slightly onto side so that top hip is lifted. Focus on keeping weight balanced. 

 

Suggested Time/Reps

  • For time: Try 45 seconds, x3 sets then switch sides. Beginners, start with 20 seconds. 
  • For Reps: Do x20 reps, x2 sets then switch sides. Beginners, start with 10 reps.