Day 25: 31 Days of Fitness

We’re coming down to the wire.  It’s been an active past couple of days, so we’ll dial it back today. Today’s mission…go for a walk and read two fitness articles or blogs.  It’s a day of learning and reflection. Try to squeeze in at least a 20 minute walk.  Go to the park. Around the…

Day 24: 31 Days of Fitness

Today’s challenge…try something new, or revisit something you haven’t done in quite awhile.  Maybe it’s taking that class at your gym or rec center you’ve always thought about, but never went.  Maybe it’s trying a new type of workout: circuit training, yoga, Tai Chi or spinning. For me, it’s yoga.  I used to go regularly…

Day 23: 31 Days of Fitness

About one week left to go!!  Today’s workout is structured around a medicine ball.  We’ll tackle a full body routine with a little extra resistance to help us reach our goals. Select a medicine ball that will give you some resistance…but not too much. Do 45 seconds of each of the following.  Repeat the circuit…

Day 22: 31 Days of Fitness

Today is cardio day! The challenge today is 45 minutes of cardio.  Your choice.  You can do one activity for the full 45 minutes, or break it up.  I’m going with 20 minutes on the elliptical, 10 minutes on a rower, 10 minute jog and wrap it up with 5 minutes on jump rope!  Get…

Day 21: 31 Days of Fitness

For those of you following along at home, how are you feeling?  Me…I’m beat.  But the journey moves on.  It’s Day 21 of my 31 Days of Fitness challenge. Today’s workout is legs and core.  So get ready to sweat…and barely stand afterwards.   Leg and Core Workout: **No jumping a round.  Work your way…

Day 20: 31 Days of Fitness

Grab your jump rope!  We’re working on our skipping endurance today!  Only 4 exercises, but they should effectively workout head to toe.  No jump rope, or not all that coordinated? No problem.  Jump as if you had one in your hands. 2 minutes of jumping rope 20 reverse lunges 10 Hindu pushups 10 plank builders…

Day 19: 31 Days of Fitness

Day 19 is here!  Today is an activity of your choice. Do something you love.  Or try something new.  Go for a run.  Try a yoga class.  Find a fitness related activity and commit to at least 20 minutes of movement today. Today, I’ll get my ass kicked by Wilkins Santiago with a 60 minute…

Day 18: 31 Days of Fitness

Let’s start this day off right!  How about a nice circuit to get the upper body and core fired up?  Let’s get to it. 30 second hight plank 30 second low plank 30 second mountain climbers 30 second pushups 30 second inverted pushups 30 second dips 5 rounds!!!

Day 17: 31 Days of Fitness

Day 17…boxing day!  Boxing and boxing conditioning are the only forms of training where I feel I’ve given it my all. I went for 8 rounds today on the heavy bag and some shadow boxing.  Three minute rounds with a one minute rest break between.  Keep that body moving as best as you can and…

Day 16: 31 Days of Fitness

We’re at the half way point.  Let’s keep rolling…stay with it.  Today we will focus on cardio and foam rolling!     Start with 20 minutes of cardio – your choice.  And then let’s finish with some good old foam rolling. Foam rollers help with pre and post workout flexibility my initiating self myofascial release….

Day 15: 31 Days of Fitness

We are just about half way through December and the challenge continues to roll on.  Day 15 is here.  Let’s get to it. 20 minutes of cardio Circuit: 5 Pull Ups 5 Burpees 5 Crunches As many rounds as possible in 20 minutes.  

Day 14: 31 Days of Fitness

We are almost half way there!  Day 14. Let’s keep on pushing forward.  Today’s workout is a leg focused program.  This workout is made to challenge our endurance and burn out our lower body. 20 Squats 20 Lunges 20 Jumping Squats 20 Exercise Ball Leg Curls (or use a towel on a smooth surface) x5