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Get a move on! Burn those calories with our Moves of the Day

Jan. 10, 2014 at 10:25 AM ET

Video: Personal trainer and CEO and co-founder of Uplift Studios Helena Wolin shares two great moves to help everyone get into tip top shape, like the front kick with reverse lunge and the curtsy lunge.

To help get 2014 off to a strong start, Kathie Lee and Hoda are kicking off a week-long series called the Move of the Day. Every day this week, the Fourth Hour of TODAY will spotlight an exercise move that you can do during commercial breaks to start burning those calories. 

Monday's workouts

On Monday, Jan. 6, personal trainer Helena Wolin, co-founder of Uplift Studios, demonstrated exercises that target your lower body. Try them out and get a move on!

Helena Wolin shows off some exercise moves.
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First exercise: Cursty lunge 
This works glutes and quads. Do as many as you can for 30 seconds, then switch legs. Repeat until commercial break.

Personal trainer Helena Wolin, co-founder of Uplift Studios shares exercise moves.
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Second exercise: Front kick with reverse lunge
This works hamstrings, glutes, quads and core. Do as many as you can for 30 seconds, then switch legs and repeat until commercial is over.

Video: Fitness trainers Katrina and Karena of “Tone It Up!” on Bravo demonstrate and exercise they call the “Heehaw Cheerio,” a great routine for your legs and abs.

Tuesday's workouts 

On Jan. 7, personal trainers Katrina Hodgson and Karena Dawn, from Bravo's "Toned Up" demonstrated exercises that work your core. Try them out and get your move on!

Katrina Hodgson and Karena Dawn show off some great moves to do during the commercial.
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First exercise: Tipsy starfish
This targets your core for balance and works the full body. Try 15 slow reps on each side. as well as the full body. Make sure to lean.

Personal trainers show off some great workout moves to do during the commercial break.
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Second exercise: Hee-haw Cheerrio
This targets the core and the front of your legs. Plus it gives you a great stretch. Do 3 sets of 10 reps. 

Video: Fitness expert Keoni Hudoba showed KLG and Hoda how to tone those triceps with workouts you can do right in your living room using props like wine bottles, soup cans, and water bottles.

Wednesday's workouts 

On Jan. 8, personal trainer Keoni Hudoba, creator of  CYC Fitness demonstrated exercises you can do right in your own living room (seated or standing) that will give you sexy arms. Try them out and get your move on!

Try these easy workouts at home.
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First exercise: Bump
This targets and tones your shoulders and triceps. Holding small weights or household items (soup cans, bottles of water, fruit) with straight locked arms extended in front of your body and thumbs touching, raise the palms up one inch. Emphasize on the up the go back to the start position. Alternate arms for diversity. Do a set of 8.

Try these exercises at home.
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Second exercise: Set
Holding small weights or household items (soup cans, bottles of water, fruit) with your palms positioned up and the motion starting from your chest, extend your arms up, bringing your fingertips away from each other. Do a set of 8.

Video: Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb continue their weeklong series to show some easy moves you can perform to get in shape this new year. Founder of Pure Barre, Carrie Dorr, shows how to do the “tricep hold and dip,” and the “open and close hold.”

Thursday's workouts

On Jan. 9, Carrie Dorr, creator of Pure Barre demonstrated exercises that can firm up that "back of the arm jiggle" (you know what we're talking about ladies) Try them out and get your move on!

Tone your arms with these exercise moves!
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First exercise: Tricep extension back and side
This targets your triceps. Holding a set of light weights or cans hinge forward at the waist and extend your arms straight back by sides. Do 10 slow reps in back, then 10 fast. Repeat in front. 

Tone your arms with these exercises,
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Second exercise: Open and close hold
This targets your chest and shoulders. Brings arm forward, elbows bent slightly with weights pressing together. Open arms and close your right one over your left. Do 10 reps, then alternate arm for another 10 reps.

Video: Fitness expert Akin Arman, who heads up his own bootcamp, shows Kathie Lee and Hoda some moves to get abs and obliques in shape – without ever having to get on the ground.

Friday’s workouts

On January 10, Akin Arman, a Bootcamp and Soul Cycle instructor demonstrated some exercises that will tone your abs.

First exercise: Side to side obliques
This targets your abs and obliques. While standing or seated, hold your belly button in and put one hand up, then the other, moving them from side to side. Do 3 sets of 20 reps. As you get more advanced you can add weights or a bar.

Kathie Lee and Hoda try the daily workout move.
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Second exercise: Chair abs
This also targets your abs and obliques. While sitting in a chair, holding your belly button in, lift yourself up from it and pulse up and down for 3 sets of 10-15 reps.

Kathie Lee and Hoda try an ab workout
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