Full Body Exercises68 Days Until Summer!

Happy Fitness Friday!

It’s been TOO long since I’ve last posted but being busy with new personal training clients, marathon training myself AND continuing to run this successfully growing wedding planning business, a few things may have been keeping me away šŸ˜‰

With a holiday weekend approaching and Summer just 68 days away I HAD to get on here and get you all motivated! I’m going to share some amazing exercises that you should be doing either daily or at the very least 3 times a week:

 

PUSH UPS!

*You should be doing these every single day before you get in the shower. I do 3 sets of 10 reps, but you can do any combination that allows you to finish and hold proper form throughout. Doing 100 push ups incorrectly won’t do any good, 10 proper push ups will!

**The main focus is your upper body as well as your abdominals, but if you can hold yourself up through each push up (and are not doing assisted push ups with your knees down) you will feel some work in your legs and glutes as well!

 

PLANKS!

*My personal training clients absolutely hate planks with a passion, BUT I promise them they will see results, and they do! This truly works every part of your body and builds up strength throughout – one of my favorite exercises!

**This will take about 5 min. give or take break times: do 4 planks everyday, 15/30/45/60 seconds long and take about 15-20 second breaks in between. Be sure to hold the proper form as she says in the video link above – if you can only manage 2 planks at 20 seconds each then that is perfect and you will continue to build as you go!

 

SQUAT + PRESS

*For these I recommend either dumbbells or a weighted plate.

**You will definitely feel the work in your glutes & legs but as you press up you’re getting the work in your abdominals and upper body as well!

 

WALKING LUNGES WITH WEIGHT OVERHEAD

*For these I recommend either dumbbells or a weighted plate.

**Similar feelings as Squat Press, except balance comes into play with these; it’s an awesome full body exercise!

 

STEP UP + PRESS

*For these I recommend either dumbbells or a weighted plate (whatever you can handle as this requires balance!)

**Form is key in any exercise that you do! So lower your weight if you feel your form continuing to fall – like I said, doing a smaller number of reps correctly is much better than trying to push out too many reps with incorrect form!



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