– Choose your own adventure workout: Part 1 – Squat & Press

DESCRIPTION This is a 6 part workout and the COOLEST thing is you can pick and choose what type of workout  you want.  You can do all 6 in order, or just one or two.  It is TOTALLY up to you.  Just like those choose your own adventure books from the 90’s. Totally a throwback.

There is some equipment in the exercises but the neat thing is you don’t really need any and I’ll give you at-home or on-the-road options if you don’t have things like weights or jump ropes.  I’ll also indicate the exact time the workout starts in each video so you can skip past the brief intro and get on with the workout, or take the 30 second rest.

EQUIPMENT

  • jump rope (optional)
  • weights (1-10 lbs for women, 5-15 lbs for men)

WORKOUT

  • Workout starts at 0:40
  • Kickstand squat (30-40 seconds each side)
  • Glute bridge with flys (1 minute)
  • Jump rope (45 seconds)

PUT IT ALL TOGETHER

EXERCISES – DESCRIPTIONS AND MODIFICATIONS

  • Kickstand squat – keep chest lifted, modification is to increase/decrease range of motion.  Works glutes, legs, core
  • Glute Bridge with flys – squeeze butt at the top, slow and controlled movement.  Works butt, core, chest, shoulders
  • Jump rope – land softly on the balls of the feet, modify by jumping with one foot at a time OR increase difficulty by adding double unders

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