Summer Workout! 

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve posted a new workout.   This one targets you head to toe, perfect for swimsuit season!

Equipment: dumbells, mat

Program: 15 reps each exercise x 3 rounds (circuit style).  Rest about a minute between rounds.

Exercises:

  1. Overhead squat
  2. Reverse lunge with overhead press (15 each leg R, then L)
  3. Forward lunge with chest press (15 each leg, alternate)
  4. Reverse lunge with rotation (15 each leg R, then L)
  5. Sumo squat with front raise
  6. Deadlifts
  7. Push up with leg lift (15 total, alternate leg lift)
  8. Russian twists (R, L equal 1 rep)
  9. Lying leg raise

Kettlebell Core Workout

No lie, this workout is a bit hard.  You are switching exercises quickly though and the longer duration of the AMRAP let’s you really dig in and work on your form.  Remember to keep your hips down and line with your spine during the plank exercises to maximize the work on your core!

Equipment: kettle bell (maybe one heavy, one lighter), mat

Program: (10) reps each/8 minutes AMRAP.  Rest about 1 minute and repeat.

Exercises:

Goblet squats

Mountain climbers

Curtsy lunge (right, then left)

Plank hops

Squat w/high pull (right, then left)

Plank jacks

Woodchop (right, then left)

I’m back and NEW workout!

I’m back from my trip to Spain and ready to jump right into workouts!  I had plenty of exercise walking the Camino, but I sure missed my quick workouts at home.  Enjoy this basic full body workout and stay tuned for more fun this Fall!

Equipment: mat (optional), timer (download the free Gymboss timer to your phone!)

Program: 30 seconds work/10 seconds rest x 6 rounds.  Rest about 1 minute and repeat 3 times.

Exercises:

  • High plank hold
  • Squat jacks (or squats)
  • Mountain climbers
  • Reverse lunge to knee lift hop (or no hop) – right leg
  • Reverse lunge to knee lift hop (or no hop) – left leg
  • Push-ups