Workout of the Day (Total Body)

Here is your 20 minute workout of the day!  Enjoy!

30 second – Jog

30 second – Butt Kick Run

30 second – High Knee Run

30 second – Cross jacks

Repeat 3x

30 second – Alternating Lunges (hands behind your head to keep your chest lifted)

30 second – Jumping lunges

30 second – Squat and Kick (just like it sounds, make sure you alternate your legs)

30 second – Squat hold

Repeat 3x

30 second – Stacked-Foot Pushups (Just like it sounds – get in full pushup position and stack on foot on top of the other)

30 second – Cross body Mountain Climbers (Full pushup position.  Bring right knee up into left elbow, return to start, and repeat on other side)

30 second – Half plank hold (on your elbows and toes)

30 second – Spiderman Plank (Full plank position, bring right knee out to right elbow, return to start, repeat on the other side.  Essentially you look like Spiderman crawling to give you a good visual)

Repeat 3x

Stretch to cool down

If you are feeling advanced – try doing each exercise for one minute instead of 30 seconds.

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About Food4Thought

I am no fitness expert. I am simply someone who has found joy in fitness and nutrition. I am a certified group fitness instructor. I’ve been teaching at the local health club for about 3 years now. While Zumba was my first love, I have since added Total Conditioning, Bodyworks plus Abs, and Core to my repertoire of classes. I work with a personal trainer to help me reach my fitness goals that I cannot obtain through group fitness alone. This year I ran my first 5K and plan to run my first 10K in March. To further my knowledge in the fitness realm, I have begun reading Strong Women Stay Slim, New Rules for Lifting Abs, and The Body Sculpting Bible for Women. On my list to read next is Wheat Belly. I am always looking for new ways to further my education and knowledge to better serve the members that take my group fitness classes. Lately, I have started tinkering with recipes, buying healthy cookbooks, and finding easy, tasty, and healthy foods to make. Like I mentioned earlier, I am by no means an expert, but the things I share with you have helped me tremendously with my fitness journey. It is my hope that with these easy tips and recipes, that you too can make these tiny steps and see big positive changes in your life.

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