Move over kettlebells, Swiss balls and resistance bands – these four exercises will sculpt and tone, with help from our favourite kitchen accessory
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The tea towel is an ordinary kitchen cloth, used mostly for the washing and drying of hands and dishes.
It wouldn’t be the first item in most people’s gym bags, but fitness expert Laura Williams says that tea towels can be just the ticket for rinsing out those abdominal muscles – and much more besides.
“A tea towel can add a sliding surface to your favourite moves and help minimise impact, and works the body in all planes of movement,” confirms Williams. “It also enables you to create highly-effective full-body exercises in your front room, for which you would otherwise need sturdy gym kit.”
Here are four of her favourite moves guaranteed to change your relationship with your tea towels…