WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Stroller Workout
you a new Mom looking for a way to incorporate a workout with your baby. Grab the stroller and head outside for this
quick and effective routine.
out with a 5-10 minute brisk walk or jog with the stroller.
a grassy area and do the following with your baby in the stroller facing
you. He/She will think it’s fun to watch you:
into plank on your hands and reach out alternating arms to tap the front of the
stroller or your baby’s feet for 10 taps with each arm
WORKOUT OF THE WEEK: Toning the Top Half
workout is a no-equipment necessary upper body workout that will tone all of
your muscles on your top half and mix in a little cardio while doing so. Go through the whole list 3 times total with
minimal rest in between exercises and a 1 minute break before repeating.
30 seconds of jumping jacks, arm circles, windmills, and high knees repeating 2
30 seconds each of
the following exercises:
Workout of the Week: Intermediate Level Workout
the beginner exerciser becomes more advanced (see last week’s Back to Basics
Workout), this workout will take you to the next level. While similar in structure, this workout will
challenge your stabilization muscles, which will target your core and challenge
your muscles in a new way. Structured
but continuous change will continue to help you progress in your workouts. Try this 3 times per week for 4 weeks and
then get ready for the advanced level (coming soon).
BEACH WORKOUT with the KIDS!!
Are you headed to the beach this weekend or taking a beach vacation soon? It's easy to use the excuse that "I'm on vacation" as a reason to not workout, but you can think of this beach "workout" as a fun activity to do with the kids while you're basking in the sun!
Red light/Green light
This is sort of a game/suicide sprint activity that you can do with your kids. Let them go first. Tell them to "GO" and have them run as far as you feel comfortable and then yell "STOP" (or Green light / Red light) and then have them run back.
Workout of the Week: Tone up those Triceps
you’re really looking to shape up your arms, try incorporating a few extra tricep
exercises into your total body or arm focused workout. Here’s a list of some
different ones to try using only bodyweight or dumbbells.
Pushups (push up position, your forefingers and thumbs should touch to form a
- Tricep Dips
lying one arm press/push-up
Workout of the Week: Quick Add-On Cardio
you want to burn a few extra calories every day but don’t have much time, set
your alarm clock 20 minutes earlier than normal and try this little workout
before getting in the shower. It’ll get
your metabolism working right away and set you up for a great day!
- 1:00: Jumping Jacks
– 2:00: Squats with Knee Raises
– 3:00: High Knee Run
– 5:00: Front lunge, Side Lunge, Back Lunge (1 min each side)
– 6:00: Burpees
– 7:00: Push-ups
Workout of the Week: The Everyday Outdoor Workout
summer weather is finally here! I can’t think of a better reason to workout
than to get yourself outdoors! Here is a
great outdoor workout that you can customize to change it up from time to time. Find a space that is about 100 yards and do
each exercise in the circuit for one minute.
Repeat the whole thing for a total of 2-3 times through.
- Tricep dips
(find a stair or bench)
Workout of the Week: Tabata Cardio Blast
is a great cardio workout if you’re short on time and looking to get in a quick
sweat! You’ll need a set of light dumbbells, a bench or step and some floor
space. Have fun!
round is 20 seconds on with 10 seconds rest.
After one round, take a 30 second rest before moving onto the next
round. Repeat all 4 rounds 1 more time.
> Tabata Round 1:
> Tabata Round 2:
> Jumping Jacks
> Weighted Squats
> Plank Jacks
> Jumping Lunges