Tag: Jumping Jacks

  • Workout Wednesday

    7-Minute Mood Boost Workout Do you only have 10 minutes to exercise? Do you need a quick movement break? Avoid the “3PM slump” and rush for caffeine! Get up, hit the timer, and move your body through each of these exercises! Ready… Set…  Go! Warm up with a few dynamic stretches and movements such as, arm […]

  • Spook-tacular Workout

    “Halloween” is no excuse to pass on today’s workout! Plus, you will feel better after indulging in a bite-size Snicker bar or two later on! 8 Exercises to Get Your Vampire-blood Flowing Mummy Sit-Ups: 45 seconds Start: Lie on your back with legs straight and hands on thighs. Inhale. Exhaling while you engage your core and  slowly sit […]

  • Weekend Warrior Challenge

    Challenge #4 What is Plyometrics? “How many times a week should I do a plyometric workout?“ This form of exercise should not be performed every day because your muscles need to recover from the intense high impact exercise. A 48-hour rest period between plyometric circuits is recommended.  Plyometric exercises are not recommended for novice exercisers, or […]

  • CORE Fit Friday

    Work Your Core and more! WARM-UP Jumping Rope: 30 seconds Jumping Jacks: 30 seconds Ice Skaters: 1 minute Regression: Perform side steps or curtsy lunge Progression: Add hop with back foot off floor Butt Kicks: 30 seconds (fast tempo) High Knee Touch: 30 seconds (slow tempo) Alternating Groiner (dynamic stretch): 5 – 10 repetitions with 1 – 2 […]

  • Tone Up Tuesday

    “I don’t have time to exercise.” I hear this common excuse nearly every day in my health coach practice. What do I say? “Time is not an excuse.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend individuals perform 30 minutes of light to moderate physical activity 5 to 7 days per week. This 30 minutes does not need to […]

  • Quick Morning Workout

    WAKE UP, Sleepyhead!! It’s Time for your Quick Morning Workout! Duration: Less than 20 minutes! Step 1: Warm-Up (6 minutes) Arm Circles: 30 seconds Chest Expander: 30 seconds http://youtu.be/oBy28yST0jg via JakesHomeWorkouts Calf Raises: 30 seconds Running in Place: 30 seconds High Knees: 30 seconds http://youtu.be/bZUfaLxJ36M via Howcast Butt Kicks: 30 seconds http://youtu.be/D_qMNWY0tHo via Howcast Backward Lunge with Front […]

  • A Quick, Simple Circuit to Start Your Weekend Right!

    It’s time to get out of bed sleepy head, slip on your tennis shoes, and get moving! You will feel great and your body and mind will thank you! Jog in place  –  2 minutes Side lunges  –  1 minute Run in place (high knees)  –  1 minute Push-ups  –  1 minute Jumping jacks  –  1 […]

  • Daily Workout #5 – Bodyweight Circuit Training!

    Daily Workout #5 Bodyweight Circuit Training Lunge with Rotation 30 sec. x 1 Push-Up with Rotation 30 sec. x 1 Side Lunge with Reach 30 sec. x 1 Reclined Bodyweight Rows (with TRX Device) 30 sec. x 1 Squat Jumps 30 sec. x 1 Supermans’  30 sec. x 1 Prisoner Squats 30 sec. x 1 […]