Week 2 - "Butt & Gut" challenge

Our December workouts will focus on toning our butt and shaping our gut! We have put together a variety of moves that concentrate on these muscles, while integrating cardio and some upper body for a total body workout!

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Day 1: Cardio of choice + Abs

Equipment needed: None

Time: 35 minutes

Complete 30 minutes of your favorite cardio - biking, jogging, or brisk walking!

Abs

  • V-sit ups
  • Bicycle crunches
  • Flutter kicks
  • Heel touches
  • Reverse crunches

Complete each move for 30 seconds with no break in between. Complete 2 sets.


Day 2: Crazy 8's

Equipment needed: Light, medium, and heavy weights

Time: 20-25 minutes

  • Bulgarian split squats (Watch this video to learn how!)
  • Prisoner squats
  • Calf raises
  • Squat kicks
  • Sit ups (bonus if you use a medium weight for each set!)

Complete 24 reps of each move (First 8 reps: Heavy weights; Second 8 reps: Medium weights; Last 8 reps: Light weights). Complete 3 sets.


Day 3: Tabata

Equipment needed: None

Time: 20-25 minutes

  • Burpees
  • High knees
  • Walking lunges
  • Squat jumps
  • Hip thrusts

Complete each move for 45 seconds, with a 15 second rest in between. Complete 5 sets.


Day 4: 30's

Equipment needed: Medium and heavy weights

Time: 16 minutes

  • Round 1
  • Side-to-side leaps
  • Weighted dead lifts
  • Plank up-downs (Watch this video to learn how!)
  • Round 2
  • Plank jacks
  • Weighted surrenders (Watch this video to learn how!)
  • Oblique crunches

Complete each move in Round 1 for 30 seconds with no break in between. Take a 30 second rest. Complete each move in Round 2 for 30 seconds with no break in between. Take a 30 second rest. Complete 4 sets