Bend right leg under you, keeping left leg straight. Support head with right arm, and put left arm out in front for balance. For a count of 2, lift your left leg about 2 feet, hold for a count of 1, and slowly lower for a count of 4; do 8 reps, then switch sides and do 8 reps with right leg.
Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor, holding a dumbbell in each hand and resting your arms on either side of your body.
Press the weights up for a count of 2, keeping your palms facing your feet, then slowly lower back down for a count of 4; do 8 reps, rest for 1 to 2 minutes, then do a second set.Looking for more strength-training moves to add to your exercise routine? Visit Nelson’s site,