Traveling Plié Squat with Twist
Works quads, hamstrings, glutes, biceps, triceps and chest
A. Holding a four- to six-pound ball, stand with heels together, knees and feet turned out.
__B. Step to the right into a wide plié, raising the ball in front of you as you step.
__C. Holding the plié position, twist your torso to the right, as shown, keeping the ball straight out in front of you as you go.
D. Return to center position, as shown, then slide your left heel to meet the right heel, bringing the ball back down and straightening legs back up to standing position A. Repeat entire sequence down the floor, then come back on the opposite side, leading with the left leg and twisting to the left. Aim for a total of 20 to 25 pliés.