LIFE MEANS SQUAT WITHOUT YOU!

 

Lose your Love handles and Crush your February Workout!

Sometimes you just need a little push from your personal trainer or a partner to get through your workout! Try these booty tightening exercises to get you Valentine’s Day ready!

Warm-up with 5 minutes of stair climbing or marching in place.

  1. Place a mat on the floor. Lie on your stomach. Lift your legs and feet off the floor (minimal lift, do not force your lower back) and lift your arms off the floor at the same time. Do 2 sets of 5 reps, squeezing and tightening your booty on the release on the contraction. (Superman flying).

  2. Hands on floor, knees on floor. Lift 1 leg to the side with a bent knee. Do 15 reps. Repeat the other side with 15 reps.

  3. Standing position. Squats 2 sets of 15 reps. For a more challenging squat- add a jump or do a one-legged squat. 2 sets of 25 reps. For a beginner squat- do sit to stand on and off a chair. 2 sets of 10 reps.

  4. Stretch legs for 30 seconds each.

Cupid’s Cardio

Aim to get at least 30 minutes of cardio a day. Spice it up by incorporating intervals on your next cardio adventure! Remember to always listen to your body and do what's best for you. This program is just an example and can be altered depending on the individual.

  1. Walk 2 minutes
  2. Jog 2 minutes
  3. 15 jumping jacks
  4. 25 jumping squats
  5. Walk/jog for 2 minutes
  6. Sprint your heart out for 30 seconds
  7. Repeat this Heart-Pounding Cardio Workout 3 more times
  8. Stretch at the end of your workout

Fit AB February

  1.  Warm-up by walking 5 minutes
  2. 30-second plank
  3. 30 crunches, supporting your neck.
  4. Opposite hand to foot ab crunches. 2 sets of 30 each.
  5. Side plank- Start on your side, elbow on floor. Keep your head and spine neutral as you engage your core, lifting your hips and knees off the floor. Dip hips up and down. 2 sets of 30 reps each side.
  6. Russian Twist - Sit on your coccyx and lift feet off the floor with bent knees. Twist and tap hands on the floor side to side. Right and left tap count as one rep. Do 2 sets of 30 reps.
  7. Stretch body at end of workout.

To help you get through your workout, listen to these LOVE PUMPING SONGS!

Beyonce - Crazy In Love

Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel

Bruno Mars - Marry Me

Kesha - Your Love Is My Drug

Matt Kearney - Heartbeat

Black Eyed Peas - Where Is The Love

Lady GaGa - Bad Romance

Pitbull - Wild Wild Love


Posted on 2021-02-01 by Alison Cardoza
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