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Rainy Day Workout 💪🏻💦

Rain or shine I expect you to get in your workout!!! This morning I ran 6 miles in the rain and came back to my garage gym for a quick circuit.  NO EXCUSES!  

Warmup 5 min (bike, power walk, run, elip, jump rope, row etc)

Pelvic Bridges 2 X 15 

Down dog 

Repeat 3 times (1 min rest between each round)

Jump Rope X 100

Disc Push-up / Pec Fly X 15

Plank Hip Drops X 20

Mtn Climbers X 50

Jump Lunges X 20

Disc Tricep Push-up “V” Up X 15 (discs on feet)

Disc Hamstring Curls X 10 doubles & 20 singles (discs on heels, lay on back)

Disc “Lower” Lunges X 10 each leg (get lower each lunge)

Disc Reach Throughs X 20 (discs on feet, reach for opposite armpit)

Downdog & DONE!!! 

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A Quick Metabolism Booster!

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I CHALLENGE you to wake up 20 minutes earlier and boost your metabolism with this quick circuit.  It doesn’t take much!!!

Warm-up 5 min (jog in place, jump rope, toe taps, butt kicks etc)
Supermans 2 x 15

Burpee w/ Push-up / Knee / Knee (knee to same armpit) x 10
Plank with Hip Drops x 20
Mtn Climbers x 20 (WIDE – plant foot to side of hand)
Pike Push-up x 10
Jump Lunges x 20
Seated Oblique Twists x 20 (feet up)
Tricep Push-ups x 10

Repeat 2-3 times
DOWN DOG = DONE

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Circuit Peeps!!!


My circuit peeps rocking week 6!!!! It was a very athletic workout and they rocked it!!!!

#proudtrainer #1%bettereveryday #awesome #strongandfit

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Fitbit Challenge!!!


Who has a Fitbit??? Friend me!!!

amy@amyapproved.com

#stepchallenge #20,000aday #bringit

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Roll the Dice Workout!!!

dice workoutA FUN workout that you can do ANYWHERE!!!

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Monday Motivation!!

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It takes 30 days to create a habit. What are you starting today that will become a healthy habit??
#‎amyapproved‬ ‪#‎fitness‬ ‪#‎wholefoods‬ ‪#‎sleep‬ ‪#‎watertoo‬ ‪#‎mondaymotivation

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Leg & Bum Workout!

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A Circuit you can do ANYWHERE!!!

 

 

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Warm-up 10 minutes (run, elliptical, bike, row, jump rope, power walk ETC)
Pelvic Bridges 2 x 15
DOWN DOG

Repeat 2-3 times
Set timer for 1 minute intervals with a 20 second rest in between

Push-up x 1 / Down Dog
Jump Rope
Pike Push-up x 1  / Jump Tuck x 1
Jump Lunges
Plank w/ Side Taps
Mtn Climbers (wide)
Tricep Push-up x 5 / Jump Squat x 1
Seated Oblique Twists (heels on ground if needed)

DOWN DOG = DONE!!!

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A glance at our girl who turned TWO this past weekend…

 

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September Goals!!

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Tomorrow is Sept 1st. Email me 4 short term health & fitness goals that you are going to work towards this month!  amy@amyapproved.com

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Sizzlin’ Summer Circuit – home or gym!!!

 

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Warm-up with a 2 mile run or 15 minutes of alternative cardio
DOWN DOG

3 sets of each “superset” (do 3 sets of each paired exercises)

Single Legged Squats (holding a TRX or bar) x 10 each leg
Push-up / Jump Tuck x 10 (one push-up followed by one jump tuck – jump feet in then out)

RUN or STEPMILL – 3 minutes HARD

Single Legged Roman Dead Lifts – 15 each leg
Pike Push-ups x 15

Seated Oblique Twists w/ 20lb DB x 30 (lighter weight if needed)
Scissor Kicks x 20

RUN or STEPMILL – 3 minutes HARD

DB Bicep Curls in Plie x 15 (pick a weight that is fatiguing by 15 reps)
Plie Jump Squats x 20 (touch hands to ground)

Tricep Skull Crushers w/ barbell or db x 15  (pick a weight that is fatiguing by 15 reps)
Jump Rope x 100

DOWN DOG
DONE!!!

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