Hold Your Edge: Create Stability

5 great exercises you can do in just 20 minutes

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    Photo: Alan Daniels

The Turkish get-up works key stabilizer muscles in the abs and obliques.

1. Start in a fetal position holding a kettlebell in one hand directly above you, with the leg on the same side bent at the knee. Keep the other leg straight.

2. Keeping the foot of the bent leg flat on the floor, sit up, raising the kettlebell above your shoulder.Support your upper body with the opposite arm held straight.

3. Keeping the kettlebell above your shoulder, push your hips off the ground and pull your straight leg underneath your body so that you’re kneeling on that one knee, then stand up.

4. Reverse the order of the movements to reach the starting position.

Four reps per side

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