Quick Full Body Tune Up: Home Workout

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Hi Everyone,

Today was a great workout day for me. I ran, and I went through the workout that I have posted in the video below. 

Today I ran a total of 8.1 miles. I did a 5K (3.1 miles) on the treadmill in 22 minutes and 28 seconds, and then I ran 5 more miles, which took an additional 40 minutes. I like to get longer runs in on Sundays. Typically I go outside and run, but I just couldn’t make myself go out into the cold today. On day’s like this owning a treadmill is very useful. 

I also did pull-ups today. I did a set of 3, 2, 1, and 5. On the first three sets I focused on lowering myself slowly in order to build additional strength for pull-ups. It is easier to lower your body, than it is to lift it, so using this technique can help you increase your strength. I also did Australian pull-ups. My pull-up bar can drop down so you can hold onto it in a reverse plank, and then lift your chest to the bar. I have done this exercise in a few videos with my dip station (also called a reverse push-up), but I will be sure to film a new workout soon that incorporates this exercise. 

I went through the workout below twice. If you aren’t able to get in a run, you can choose one of my cardio workouts, jump rope, or go for a walk. 

I hope everyone has a wonderful evening. See you tomorrow with a new workout!
Melissa

Beginner: 10 reps
Intermediate: 15 reps
Advanced: 20 reps

Repeat 1-4X

1. Side Plank Hip Drop (right)
2. Side Plank Hip Drop (left)
3. Plank Heel Press
4. Cheek to Cheek Plank
5. Heel Tap Abs
6. Hip Lift
7. Runners Lunge
8. L-Leg Lift (right)
9. L-Leg Lift (left)

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