Get Fit Tricks! Circuit 1 Circuit 2 Circuit 3 Circuit 4 Circuit 5
Squat to Shoulder Press and Triceps Extension • Stand with your feet hip width apart and hold a pair of dumbbells at your shoulders. • Bend your knees to lower into a squat until your thighs are parallel to the floor. • 12 to 15 reps
Burpee • Stand with your feet slightly more than hip width apart, then bend your knees and place feet back, keeping hands directly under your shoulders. • Lower your chest toward the floor, elbows close to your body, then press back up. • As many as you can in 60 sec.
Plank with Arm Reach • Get into a plank position, elbows under your shoulders and your body forming a straight line from shoulders to heels. • Brace your core and slowly raise one arm off the floor to shoulder height; pause for two seconds, then lower and switch arms • For 60 seconds
Lateral to Curtsy Lunge and Row • Holding a dumbbell in your left hand, step your right leg out to the side. • Sit your hips back and bend your right knee to lower into a lateral lunge, bringing the weight to your right instep • 10 to 12 reps; then switch sides
Lateral Lunge Jump • Step your right leg out to the side and bend your knee to lower into a lateral lunge. • Push through your right heel and straighten your right leg to jump to the left, bending your left knee as you land in a lateral lung. • Quickly alternate for 60 sec.
Pushup with Knee Raise • Start in a pushup position, hands slightly more than shoulder-width apart and core tight. • Bend your elbows to lower your chest to the ground, press back to start, then raise your right knee toward the outside of your right elbow. • 5 reps on each side.
X-factor • Stand with your feet two to three feet apart, toes turned out 45 degrees, holding dumbbells at arm’s length between your legs. • Sit your hips back and bend your knees to lower your body toward the floor the floor. • 12 to 15 reps
Frog Jump • Start in a squat position and reach your hands toward the floor, keeping your chest lifted. • Press through your heels to quickly jump forward in the air, landing immediately in another squat • Repeat for 45 sec
Plank with Alternating Arm and Leg Raise • Start in a plank with your elbows directly under your shoulders and your feet slightly more than hip-width apart. • Keeping your hips square to the floor, raise your right leg and left arm a few inches; hold for 5 sec • Reps of 3
Crouching Tiger Kickback • Get onto your hands and knees, resting your hands on dumbbells (or resistance belt) directly under your shoulders. • Keeping your back flat, core tight, and feet on the floor, lift your knees two inches off the floor.
Mountain Climber • Start in pushup position with your hands directly under your shoulders and core tight. • Pull one knee toward your chest, then quickly switch legs • 30 to 45 seconds
Roll-Up with V Sit • Lie on the floor with your legs straight, arms extended back beyond your head. • Brace your core and slowly roll your upper body off the ground, reaching your arms toward the ceiling and then in front of you toward the your toes • 12-15 reps
Single-Leg Deadlift to Biceps Curl • Hold a weight in your left hand and raise your left foot slightly off the floor behind you, right knee slightly bent. • Bend forward from your hips, keeping your back flat, and raise your left leg straight behind you until your body forms a T. • 12 reps
Pushup Crunch • Start in a pushup position with your hands slightly more than shoulder- width apart. • Perform a pushup then at the top of the move bring your knee or knees towards your chest. • Reps of 4
Single-Leg Deadlift Hop • Place your hands behind your head forward from your hips, raising your left leg straight behind you until body forms a T. • Complete as many as you can for 20 seconds.