Make the Most of Your Elliptical Workout - Elliptical trainers are a gym favorite. Not only is this cardio machine joint friendly, it's incredibly versatile. You can go forward and backward, work your arms and legs, or focus on your core -- all while getting your heart rate up. Here are some tips to help you maximize your minutes on the elliptical machine.
Plank Leg-Lifts ➤ Doing these plank leg-lifts on an exercise ball further challenges balance to help strengthen core while you work backside: Lie on belly on an exercise ball, walk your hands out so the ball is underneath shins. Hands should be underneath shoulders. Draw navel toward spine to engage abs, will help keep spine straight body stabilized. Lift right leg into the air, slowly lower it back toward the ball, don't let it touch. This counts as 1 rep. Keep your pelvis level