One of the best ways to care for our bodies is to keep them active. It’s recommended that we get 150 minutes of exercise per week to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Apart from weight management, working out has a number of benefits, from increasing energy and libido to extending life expectancy and vitality. Today’s #50forMe Challenge is for anyone who may find it tough to find 30 minutes after every work day to stay in shape.
If you have a health condition, consult with your physician or healthcare provider to ensure your body can support rigorous activity.
Do as many reps
as you can
of each exercise
for 60 seconds.
Get your heart rate up with a classic full-body workout
Target your arms, core and back with this silent shredder. For a modified plank, rest both knees on the ground while being sure to keep back straight and core tight.
Further the burn in your upper body with push-ups for shoulders, biceps, triceps and chest.
60 second rest
Engage both the upper and lower abs with this high intensity move. To modify, include the legs OR arms only for the crunch.
Escalate things with this powerhouse rendition of a sit-up. To modify, bend the knees while keeping them in the air.
Get the glutes and pelvic floor involved.
60 second rest
Finish with an inner thigh and glute burn.
R E P E A T
The Full-Body Blitz can stand alone or be added to a cardio activity such as walking, skating or dancing. It’s also possible to tack on 10-15 minutes of yoga afterward as a way to stretch, then rest the body following this high-energy workout.
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