Ramp-It-Up Moves

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To build even more calorie-burning muscle, kick your workout up a notch with these move progressions from our dream team fitness expert, Johanna Subotovsky.

AFTER ONE MONTH;
Replace Raised-Feet Push-Up with Single-Leg Raised-Feet Push-Up

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AFTER TWO MONTHS:
Replace Alternating Resistance Row with Lateral Step with Leg Squat with Resistance Row

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AFTER SIX MONTHS:
Replace Cobra on Stability Ball with Alternating Arms with Dumbbell Pull-Over

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A.Holding an 8- to 10-lb dumbbell with both hands, sit on a stability ball and slowly roll down until your head, neck, and shoulders are on the ball with both feet on the ground. Make sure your hips, knees and toes are in alignment. Lift the dumbbell until it's directly above you.

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B.Bring your arms overhead, lowering the weight until it's in line with your body. Slowly lift the weight back up. Do 2-3 sets of 12-15 reps.

Replace Plank with Hip Extension with Side Plank

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Lie on your right side with legs on top on one another, your right elbow directly underneath your right shoulder for support. Keeping your body completely aligned, draw your abs in and lift your hips to raise your body off the floor. Hold this position for 10 -15 seconds, then lower back down to the floor and repeat on the other side; that's one rep. Do 2-3 reps.