Day 29: 31 Days of Fitness

Almost…there…keep…pushing… My 31 days of fitness challenge is just about a wrap!  Today we will keep it simple, easy and fun.  Activity of your choice for a minimum of 20 minutes of movement. So jump back into that fitness class you love.  Push though your favorite YouTube or app workout.  It’s your choice…just keep moving…

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 11: 31 Days of Fitness

Happy Sunday!  Today’s workout is cardio and core.  A nice way to start out the week.   Day 11 Workout: 20 minutes of cardio Core (45 seconds of movement, 15 seconds of rest for each) Crunches Russian Twists Bicycle Crunches Right Side Plank Left Side Plank Do the above circuit 3x.  That will give you…

Day 7: 31 Days of Fitness

Ok, Ok…y’all still with me? Here’s day 7 of the 31 Days of Fitness challenge.  And it’s all about lucky no. 7! Seven exercises, 7 reps each…7 rounds… Good luck! 7 Jumping Squats 7 Pull Ups 7 Burpees 7 Push Ups 7 Bridges 7 Crunches 7 Narrow Grip Chin Ups x7 Rounds!!

Day 2: 31 Days of Fitness

Let’s waste no time…here is my workout for December 2: TRX Workout: TRX Cross Over Lunges TRX Sumo Squats TRX Chest Press TRX Pull Ups TRX “W”Fly TRX Biceps Curl TRX Overhead Triceps Extensions TRX Burpees 10 of each, 3 rounds   Boxing: 4 rounds. 3 minutes each. 1 minute rest between Round 1 –…

Bodyweight 8 Workout

Here’s a simple and effective workout using BJ Gadder’s bodyweight eight concept of training.  You should be able to knock this out in 30 minutes or less! 3×20 Kettlebell Swings 3×8 Pushups 3×8 Goblet Squats 3×8 Inverted Rows 3×8 Bodyweight Deadlifts 3×8 Pike Pushups 3×8 Single Leg Bench Squats 3×8 Pull Ups Be sure to…

Take the Title

I’ve really gravitated to a boxing style approach to my workouts.  They are fast, fresh and leave you feeling like a true athlete when you’re done.  Try the workout below when you need to add something new into the mix.  Whether your a boxing pro or a newbie, I’m certain this workout will leave you…

The Countdown Workout

This simple, yet very effective workout will leave you sweaty and ready for a rematch. It’s very basic.  Perform 10 reps of each of the exercises below.  Then 9 reps…8 reps…you get the point. Bridges Crunches Pushups Mountain Climbers Burpees Want to make it a little more challenging?  How far can you countdown in 20 minutes?…

How I prep for my workouts

Hey gang! Yeah, it’s been awhile.  I’m sorry.  Being a full-time physical therapy assistant student and trying to pay the bills takes a toll on my schedule. While my schedule this summer is insane, I’ve not sacrificed on my workouts.  They are a priority to me.  And more than ever I need motivation to get…

Feeling lucky?

Here’s a nice high intensity interval workout for you.  I call it Lucky 7s.  Go ahead and try your luck.  How many rounds can you knock out in the time limit? And don’t forget to warm up, cool down and keep those fluids on hand.

TRX Workout 4.30.14

For all of you TRX fans out there, here’s a workout I led my class through at Cleveland State University tonight. For this workout, you will move for 45 seconds, take 15 seconds to rest and transition to the next, and repeat until you are done with the sequence.  Take 2 minutes to catch your…

Random workout of the day

Need quick workout? Give the one below a shot.  Remember to warm up, have water on hand and stretch afterwards! Dragon Walk (30 yards) V-sit hold (60 seconds) Close grip pull ups (as many as you can in one set) Air squats/bodyweight squats (35) Reverse crunches (25) 1/2 burpees (15) Chest tap push ups (10) Lawnmowers…