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Gliding Disc Exercises

Have you seen these at your gym or do you wonder what people are using them for?

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They are amazing little discs that make you work muscles you didn’t realize you had. If you have haven’t seen these or can’t get access to a pair, you can make you own. Use two small towels under your feet if your on a gym or wood floor and use a smooth paper plate under each foot if your on carpet.

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10 “fun” things to do with Gliders:

1. Bear Crawl: Place gliders under your feet and move across the room on your hands and knees.

2. Burpees: Place gliders under your feet for when you slide them and jump.

3. Side Lunge/Cardio: Place gliders under your feet and lunge side to side.

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4. Mountain Climb: Place gliders under your feet and pull your knees up to your chest one at a time.

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5. Push Up Slides: Place gliders under your hands and slide them apart and back together.

6. Crab Walk: Place gliders under your feet and walk around on your hands and knees facing the ceiling.

7. Swim: Lay on your stomach wit gliders under your hands. Slide gliders apart by moving your arms wide and back together. Concentrate on using your upper back.

8. Squat: Place glider under your toes and lift your heel to slide your legs apart while going into a squat. Then slide them back together when coming to standing position

9. Spiderman: Place gliders under hands and feet and in a plank position, slide opposite foot and hand away from your body. Use your core to stay low.

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10. Lunge: Place gliders under your toes and alternate lifting your heel to slide your leg into a lunge position. Repeat on other side.