Monday, June 9, 2014

Weekly Workout: Full Body Blast

This week's workout is another full body workout. It is a simple routine that you can fit into your routine a couple times a week along with your workout of choice. Let's get started on the routine.

10 Minutes of Cardio: Start out with some light cardio to warm up your muscles. Go for a jog, do some jumping jacks, or ride your bike for ten minutes to get the blood flowing

15 Tricep Dips: These are great to work your arms. Sit down with your legs bent and lean back slightly. Place your arms behind you to support you, and lift your butt above the ground. Do 15 reps of lowering your butt to the ground but not reaching the ground. Bend your arms to lower your bottom to the ground.

15 Plank Twists: Position yourself into a plank position. Then lift one arm up, twisting the body sideways and reach for the ceiling. Pull your arm back down to form the plank position again. Do 15 reps on each time.

15 Scissor Kicks: Lay flat on your back with your legs above the ground. Cross your legs on top of each other and bellow each other 15 times on each leg. Make sure you keep your legs straight and above the ground.

15 Russian Twists: Sit down with your legs bent. Lean back slightly and raise your feet above the ground. Claps your hands together, and alternate your hands from the right side of your body to the left side. Do 15 reps on each side too.

20 Lunges: Step one of your feet forward and bend down to make your knee almost touch the ground. Then bring it back to center. Make sure your legs make a 90 degree angle when you lung, and don't let your knee go past your foot. Do 20 reps for each foot.

20 Side Lunges (with knee ups): Step your foot out to the side and squat down. When your bring your foot back to center, pull your knee to your chest and then place it back down. This great workout works your entire leg. Do 20 lunges on each side.

25 Calf Raises: Stand with your feet together. Then raise your heals above the ground, like you are standing on your tippy toes. Then lower your heals back to the ground. This exercise is super easy and you can do it anywhere.

This is a great routine to work your entire body for the summer. Repeat it two to three times fro the best results. Stay fit everyone!



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