Workout Wednesday November 4th
Upper Body Blast! 45 seconds of work, 20 seconds of rest, repeat 4x.
Push up to Side Plank
If you are just beginning to build your upper body strength, try to do ONE push up on your toes before going to your knees. You never know what you are capable of until you TRY! Get your chest down before your hips to perform a proper push up— this goes for whether you’re on your toes or your knees! After your push up, rotate into a side plank keeping your obliques engaged. Switch the side of your plank after each push up.
Lateral Plank Walk
In a plank position, take a 4 “steps” to the right, moving your coordinating arm and leg out at the same time, and then 4 to the left. Back and forth until the bell rings!
If you have a bench or sturdy surface, position yourself with your palms on the surface with fingertips pointing towards you. With your core tight + legs out, bend your elbows lowering yourself down, while keeping your booty drawn close to the surface you’re dippin’ on. Too challenging? Keep your legs bent, creating a more stable surface. No bench? Perform this exercise on the floor! You will not have the same range of motion since you’re not elevated, but you can still effectively target your triceps.
Sitting on the floor with your arms and legs bent, elevate yourself while keeping your core tight. Take a few “steps” forward, and then a few backwards - just like we did when we were kids!
Let’s end with a cardio blast! Flip it over into a plank position one more time. Hop your feet forward to replace your hands. Keep yourself nice and low, and jump right back into that plank. Ribbits are optional but always extremely encouraged!