Even though it’s winter and you’ll most likely be wearing pants, don’t neglect your legs!
This workout will leave you sore the next day and walking up and down stairs may be a challenge, but the results will totally be worth it!
(Go as low as you can- as if you are sitting in a chair. To increase your resistance, use weights by either holding dumbbells in each hand or using a bar at the gym)
30 walking lunges (15 each leg)
(To increase resistance, use weights. Add a dumbbell to each hand or use a medicine ball)
15 goblet squats
(Stand with feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart, toes turned out, holding handle of a single dumbbell vertically with both hands in front of chest (like a goblet), elbows bent out to sides.
Squat, bending knees 90 degrees. Even if you don’t have a dumbbell, use something like a bottle of water or another similar object).
20 3-way lunges (10 per leg, 20 total)
(Lunge forward, lunge to side, and lunge backward. That’s one. You’ll thank me later, I promise!)
10 box jumps
(Even if you don’t have a box or bench to jump on, use the bottom stair on a staircase)
30 calf raises
(I prefer to do these on the bottom stair of a staircase or any other raised surface with a ledge because you have a greater range of motion. However, it works great just standing on a level surface also. For more resistance, add weights).
20 single leg dead-lifts (10 per leg, 20 total)
(Stand with feet hip-width apart, holding a dumbbell in each hand, palms facing front of thighs. Hinge forward at hips 90 degrees as you lift extended left leg behind you so that body is parallel to floor from head to left heel, arms hanging down. Return to starting position)
Repeat entire circuit 2-3 times for an amazing workout!
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