This workout is designed for building Strength.
WARM UP: Running on Treadmill - Moderate Intensity - 5 minutes
CIRCUIT 1: Alternating Lateral Step Ups: 40 reps - Only do this once
Sumo Squats: 20 reps - KettleBells (use challenging weight)
Overhead Arm Extension on TRX: 1st set = 20 reps / 2nd set = 15 reps / 3rd set = 10 reps
Tricep Extension: 1st set = 20 reps / 2nd set = 15 reps / 3rd set = 10 reps - Dumbbells (challenging weight)
Row Machine: 1st set = 250 meters / 2nd set = 300 meters / 3rd set = 350 meters Repeat 3 times
CIRCUIT 2: Alternating Lateral Step Ups: 40 reps - Only do this once
Mountain Climbers: 1st set = 40 reps / 2nd set = 30 reps / 3rd set = 20 reps Knee Tucks on Sliders: 1st set = 10 reps / 2nd set = 15 reps / 3rd set = 20 reps Repeat 3 times
CARDIO: Choose your machine of choice: Treadmill / Bike / Elliptical / Row Machine
Separate cardio into three sets
Set 1: 10 minutes - moderate to high intensity - go for distance! (remember total distance number)
Set 2: 15 minutes - Interval between intensity and speed
Interval 1 - Sprint for 1 minute at your highest speed
Interval 2 - Walk for 1 minute at a fast pace with an incline
Continue alternating between intervals until you reach the 15 minutes mark.
Set 3: 5 minutes - high intensity - try to match distance from set 1
Sky Reach - Reach as high as possible
Toe Touch - Reach for toes, relax and exhale while reaching
Neck Roll - Roll to the sides and forward (don't roll back)
Quadriceps - Find your balance, grab your ankle from behind and slightly pull towards you, tilt pelvis forward and keep looking straight ahead.
Gastrocnemius - Find a wall; position yourself with your hands against the wall. Keep one leg forward, bent at the knee. The other leg should be straight, going behind you. With the leg behind you, push your heel towards the ground until you feel a stretch in the calf muscle.
Piriformis - Lie on your back with both feet flat on the floor and both knees bent. Pull the right knee up to the chest, grasp the knee with the left hand and pull it towards the left shoulder and hold the stretch. Repeat for each side.
Hold each pose for 30 seconds
Quadriceps - Lie face down on the floor with your legs straight and a foam roller under your quads. Prop yourself up on your forearms. Slowly roll your quad muscles from the tops of your legs to the tops of your knees.
Iliotibial-band - Lie on your right side with your legs straight and a foam roller under your right hip. Place your hands on the floor for support, cross your left leg over your right; place your left foot flat on the floor by your right knee. Use your