Moving A Little Bit of Everything: Endurance and Strength Training

Often times people focus on a certain body part or area of fitness when working out but today our goal is combine a little bit of it all and maximize our time in the gym (or at home). If you have a heart rate monitor (try to invest in one) aim to burn nothing less than between 500 and 600 calories during this workout. Use a treadmill if you have one available, if not just go out side and hit the trail.

As always make sure you warm up for about 5-7 minutes to increase your heart rate and warm your muscles. Aim to get your heart rate up to about 65% of the Maximum heart rate.

 

Follow the following exercise moves to get an amazing workout in today. Let me know how you did below.

  1. Set the treadmill to a challenging incline or find a hill in your neighborhood. Spend 10 minutes tackling this hill. Walk/run/jog/skip it. Just make it challenging for yourself. Push yourself to sweat.
  2.  Do 20 push-ups, 20 sit up, 20 jumping jacks and take 1 minute rest. Repeat this two more times if you can
  3. Grab a jump rope if you can or pretend like you have one and jump for 5 minutes.
  4. Do 25 Squats, 25 Lunges (movement of both legs is 1), 25 side lunges. Repeat this two more times if you can
  5.  Hold your body in the plank position (on your toes and forearms) for one minute
  6. Set the treadmill to a challenging incline or find a hill in your neighborhood. Spend 10 minutes tackling this hill. Walk/run/jog/skip it. Just make it challenging for yourself. Push yourself to sweat.

Make sure you challenge yourself to step outside of your comfort zone and remember this is only a few minutes out of your day and it is your way of building a better and healthier you.

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