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Monday Short Interval Workout

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Today's workout is interval training. Interval training is designed to create a well rounded athlete. It brings levels of low to high intensity exercise all in the same workout. The benefits are a stronger cardiovascular system, increasing your aerobic capacity, building strength, and boosting your metabolism. There are endless variations giving good variety to your workouts. You work harder for a shorter period of time as oppose to an extended workout at a slower pace. Today's workout combines sprints for high intensity exercise and strength training for low intensity. Here is a description of the workout for today:

All Natural Living Short Interval Workout (Repeat 1-2 times for a harder workout)
300 meter sprint *or jump rope/or side to side agility for 1 minute, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
1 minute=squats *watch video for modifications, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
300 meter sprint *or jump rope/or side to side agility for 1 minute, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
1 minute=push ups *watch video for modifications, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
300 meter sprint *or jump rope/or side to side agility for 1 minute, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
1 minute=lunges *watch video for modifications, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
300 meter sprint *or jump rope/or side to side agility for 1 minute, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
1 minute=plank *watch video for modifications, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
300 meter sprint *or jump rope/or side to side agility for 1 minute, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
1 minute=back row *watch video for modifications, 30 sec-1:00 min rest
300 meter sprint *or jump rope/or side to side agility for 1 minute FINISH STRONG! cool down


What You Will Need:
jump rope if not running
between 8-15 lb hand weights or a heavy jug you can grip safely
stool or chair for modifications
timer


Please watch the video before your workout to receive proper instruction and modifications for your safety. You are only to rest about 30 sec or less in between each interval. Try to rest no longer than 1 minute unless you are dizzy or searching for breathe. Please consult a doctor before trying any new exercise. Avoid attempting exercise beyond your level of ability, or if pregnant. Remember you are doing these workouts at your own risk.
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