If you are new to exercise and you want to start building strength and endurance in a way that will progressively push you toward your fitness goal this workout is for you. Many people who are new to exercise but want to lose weight under estimate the power that balance and strength have on their overall results. They often times want to jump into workouts that lead to over training and increase the likelihood of dropping out of their program.
As a new exerciser some of the things you want to focus on is
- balance & stabilization
- moderate strength & endurance
This workout is full of low impact moves that will work keep your muscle engaged while progressively increasing the demand placed on them so that you get the most out of workout time.
HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED
- A set of light weight dumbbells. Make sure they are light enough for you to be able to lift them 12 times but not too light (you should not able to do 20 reps).
- A chair or stable stool.
HERE IS WHAT YOU DO
ROUND 1: Complete each of the exercises 8 times. Jog in Place for 4 minutes. (rest for 1 minutes)
Round 2: Complete each of the exercises 10 times. Jog in Place for 2 minutes. (rest for 1 minutes)
Round 3: Complete each of the exercises 12 times. Jog in Place for 1 minutes. (rest for 1 minutes)
HERE ARE THE MOVES
Single Leg Balance (Switch raised leg half way through the count)
Over Chair Kicks (When you kick both legs over the chair that counts as one. ” kick right + kick left = 1 rep)
Dumbbell Chest Press
Lunge to Balance (Do half the reps with one leg and half the reps with the other leg)