Actions: Side bend, leg step.
Benefits: Involves upper and lower body, including the buttocks, shoulders, back, arms, chest, legs and core stabilisers. Rectus abdominis, external and internal, obliques and erector spinae (lower back).
This combination of major muscle groups works the heart and lungs helping to raise energy levels and increases oxygen supply to the bodies cells. Additionally co-ordination is improved, the heart is strengthened, metabolic rate is increased, which makes for a good fat burning exercise combination.