START: Face side of pool with hands on top of pool edge about shoulder distance apart, fingers spread and arms extended.
MOVE: Push down on side of pool, lifting upper body out of the water, but stop halfway, maintaining a bend in elbows. Press shoulders back and down, and drop chin slightly. Hold for three seconds, lower body back into water.
REPEAT: 3 sets of 8 repetitions
TIP: If you can’t hold yourself mid-lift, flutter your feet to help your body stay out of water.