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Fitolution – Exercise #1 and Habit #1

Back by popular demand, Fitolution – Ab Challenge. Some exercises will be the same as before.  Some will be different.  We are starting with one of my personal favorites.  


Exercise #1:

The Bicycle Crunch 

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Fitolution – Day #21

Welcome to the last day of the Fitolution Challenge.  You should almost be finished with or close to finishing Day #20.  This is Day #21.


EXERCISE:

Bringing a bonus exercise back from a previous challenge . . . MANMAKER
 
 
TARGETED BODY PARTS –
Chest, shoulders, triceps, biceps and abs  
 
 
INSTRUCTIONS –

  1. Start in push-up position with the dumbbells beneath your shoulders and your arms locked out. 
  2. Keep your hips level and your chest parallel to the floor. 
  3. Spread your feet a little wider than shoulder width. 
  4. Perform a push-up and hold atthe top.
  5. Pull the right hand up and row the dumbbell towards right side of your chest.
  6. Slowly lower the weight to the floor.
  7. Pull the left hand up and row the dumbbell towards left side of your chest. 
  8. Slowly lower the weight to the floor.
  9. Jump to bring feet close to hands while in a low, squatted position.  Hands remain on dumbbells. DBs on floor in between legs. 
  10. Clean dumbbells to shoulders.
  11. Press dumbbells overhead.
  12. That’s 1 rep.  Repeat 9 more times.  That’s set 1.
  13. Repeat set 2 more times for total of 3.
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Fitolutions – Day #2 Morning Cardio, no one said you have to look good!

Hello friend,

How did you do yesterday?  Feeling great, correct?

Here we go with 2nd day of the Fitolution . . .


EXERCISE:  

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays are cardio days so stick with your cardio routine.  Examples:  walk, jog, run, Tabata training (body weight only).  Make sure your cardio is at least 30 minutes long. 
 

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Fitolution – How could you not love the inchworm?

How’s it going?  Enjoying some good positive results?  Great job!  Keep it up.

EXERCISE:  

Inchworm

TARGETED BODY PARTS:

Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs/Thighs

Instructions –

Step 1

Starting Position:  From a standing position with your feet together or slightly apart, stiffen (“brace”) your abdominal muscles to stabilize your spine.

Step 2

Gently exhale and bend forward from your hips (“hip hinging”), keeping your knees extended (but not locked), and extend your arms in front of your body while slowly lowering your torso towards the floor until you can place your fingers or palms of your hands on the floor in front of your body.  Maintaining a flat spine and a soft bend in your knees during this movement is acceptable.

Step 3

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Fitolution – cardio, cardio, cardio

Cardio, cardio, cardio . . . If I had a nickel for every time a client mentioned cardio and weight loss in the same sentence . . . I’d be a rich woman.

Yes, cardio is important but nutrition is key when it comes to health and weight loss.

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Is cardio the do all & be all? The answer may surprise you!

Cardio, cardio, cardio . . . If I had a nickel for every time a client mentioned cardio and weight loss in the same sentence . . . I’d be a rich woman.

Yes, cardio is important but nutrition is key when it comes to health and weight loss.

 

 

 

 

 

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