Full-Body Gliding Disk Workout [VIDEO]

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Ready to get sweaty? Radius Fitness master trainer and creator of NUFit, Natalie Uhling, designed an 8-exercise gliding disc workout that will tone your upper body, blast your lower body and rock your abs. If you don't have any gliding discs, you can use towels or paper plates instead. Check out the video below, and scroll down for details on each individual exercise.

1. Sliding Leg Circles: Start in a half squat, feet hip-width apart, right toes on glider, arms out to sides. Slide right foot forward, pointing toes to left. Slide foot in an arc to right (as shown), then behind to left. Reverse to return to start for 1 rep. Do 15 reps. Switch sides; repeat. Click here for more details.

Sliding leg circles

2. Bridge Slide: Lie faceup with arms flat at sides, knees bent, heels on gliders. Lift hips to form a straight line from shoulders to knees. Engage abs and slide right foot forward, straightening leg (as shown). Return to start. Repeat with left leg for 1 rep. Do 15 reps. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

3. Elbow Knee Tuck: Start in a high plank, left toes on glider. Bend right elbow and drop onto right forearm. Return to start. Bend left knee and slide foot forward as you reach right hand to touch left knee (as shown). Return to start for 1 rep. Do 15 reps. Switch sides; repeat. Click here to see the exercise.

4. Twist and Slide: Start in a high plank, right toes on glider. Lift right hand to ceiling and twist body to right, opening into a side plank with both feet on floor (as shown). Return to start. Slide right foot out to side and back in for 1 rep. Do 15 reps. Switch sides; repeat. Check out the exercise here.

5. Pike and Jack: Start in a high plank with toes on gliders, feet together. Engaging abs, bend at waist and lift butt to ceiling as you pull toes toward hands (as shown). Return to start. Slide feet out to sides and back for 1 rep. Do 15 reps. Learn more here.

Gliding pike

6. Pushup and Reach: Start in a high plank, hands on gliders. Do a push-up. Slide left arm forward, reaching through shoulder and bending right elbow slightly (as shown). Return to start. Repeat with right arm for 1 rep. Do 15 reps. See more details here!

7. Skater Lunge and Arabesque: Start in a half squat, right toes on glider, hands clasped in front of chest. Slide right foot out to side, lowering hips and straightening right leg. Return to start. Next, lift right foot, raising knee to chest. Hinge forward at waist, straightening right leg behind you (as shown). Return to start for 1 rep. Do 15 reps. Switch sides; repeat. See photos here.

8. Knee Cross and Curtsy: Start in a half squat, right toes on glider, hands clasped in front of chest. Lift right foot, pulling knee across body toward left elbow. Rotate knee up and out to right, opening right hip, then return to start. Slide right leg back, crossing behind left leg, lowering into a curtsy lunge (as shown). Return to start. Do 15 reps. Switch sides; repeat. Click here for the exercise.

>> Read more: Glide Time: 25 Gliding Disc Exercises To Add To Your Workout Routine

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