Strength Training 101
Well-rounded circuits tone every muscle, while the playlist keeps your energy up. Jeanette Jenkins: 21 Day Total Body Circuit Workout (60 minutes; $14.98, amazon.com)
-We're moving on to the back kicks, Okay? We're gonna work that booty. On your hands and knees. Starting with your right leg, okay? You're gonna push it up towards the ceiling. Actually, I think we'll make it a little bit more difficult. Let's take the leg weight and put it on your ankle. So if you have a leg weight, go ahead and put it on. If you don't, it's okay. All right? Either about 5 pounds, you choose your weight. Here we go. Push it up, push it up. Now we're gonna go tempo. Are you ready? -Yeah. -Here we go. Take it and 1, 2, 3, 4. You will see your hamstring and your buttocks. Keep your abs nice and tight. Anybody know what number we're on? Oh, 5, 4, 3. Now straighten your leg out there and hold it. Hold it. Last 4, 3, 2, and bring it in. Now switch side. That's right. Anybody can do this exercises you guys. It's all about good form and proper control. Up on your hands and knees. Abs side, push that left leg up to the ceiling. Now tempo. Hop. 1, 2. Remember the modifying is only going to 15, okay? 9, 10, 11, 12. So if you're a beginner, feel free to take a break after 15. 16, 20. 2 more. Now straighten that leg. Stomach is tight. Hold 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and bring it down. Good work, you guys. Take that leg weight off. Okay. Remember. We got real people in class today. We got real moms, we got real grandma. Roll it back. So if they can do it, you can do it. Lift it up nice and slow. Take it on. Slow. We're doing regular crunches. Up and squeeze your abs. You got it. Now singles. I made this work out for you. Specifically so that you wouldn't have any more excuses, okay? No complicated choreography. It's just straight up, hard core, basic exercises. You got it. Just keep doing your best. We got 8 more. Squeeze those abs. And 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3. 2 more. Last time. Excellent.