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Julia Roberts never looks less than her remarkable roles in "Pretty Woman". She maintain her stunning looks and still look hot in bikini even now in her 40s. But her great shape is not an accident. Julia works hard for it. Her longtime trainer Kathy Kaehler, reveals to Instyle Magazine that Julia doing some running, cross-country ski movements, arm exercises and swimming to stay in shape.
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Swimming is a low impact exercise that works for all people with different body types. To get flat and toned abs like Julia Roberts, invest your times with swimming activity. Breast stroke, the back stroke and the butterfly stroke works different muscle groups in a variety of ways. But if you do not know how to swim, water aerobics is an ideal way to get fit with water activity. Just make sure you don't drift off into the deep end.
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Here are the 10 Steps of Power Jumps. Have fun!
1. Start in shallow water.
The water level should be between the ribcage and the underarm.
2. Warm upJog around the pool and do kicks, jumping jacks, strides and knee lifts to warm up the body for 6 to 8 minutes.
Lightly stretch the quadriceps, calf muscles, hip flexors and hamstrings.
4. Intense JoggingPerform the moves in step 2 at a higher intensity for 8 to 10 minutes. Make the movements long and exaggerated.
5. Execute a tuck jumpStart in a standing position, then keep the knees and ankles together as you pull the knees into the chest. Return to a standing position. Move the arms in a circular motion at the side of the body; the arms lengthen as the knees lift, and bend at the elbow as the legs straighten.
6. Perform a frog jumpBegin with the toes, knees and thighs slightly turned out. The arms are bent in a diamond shape, with the fists close to the chest. Push the arms down to the hips while lifting the legs up and into a diamond shape. The knees point to each side at the top of the jump and mimic frog legs. Return to the starting position.
7. Execute a scissors jumpStart in a standing position. As you jump, one leg moves straight forward and the other moves directly behind the body. Alternate front and back. The arms move in opposition to the legs.
8. Heel LiftBegin in a standing position for a heel lift. While keeping the knees and heels close together, jump and lift the heels toward the buttocks. The heels should not lift higher than knee height. The arms are extended away from the body at shoulder height, slightly rounded at the elbows. As you lift the legs, pull the arms down to the hips.
9. Jogging again
Kick the legs and jog for two to three minutes.
10. Cool down
Stretch the quadriceps, hamstrings, hip flexors and calves deeply.