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Rev it up.

Shake off the winter blahs with this fat-blasting cardio workout Top trainer Kelly Borowiec, founder of Keebs Fitness, created it just for GL Crank it out two to three times a week, and add cress-training or light weights on off days for a bikini bod by spring break.

1. Shooters

Begin in a squat position with your feet shoulder-width apart. Next, shuffle two big steps to the right while staying low. Then, jump up in the air and throw your hands up like you're shooting a basketball. Land in a squat and repeat toward the left. Aim for 16 to 20 reps per set.

2. High Knees

Stand up straight with your arms behind your head. Then, alternate bringing your right knee and left knee toward the ceiling as quickly as you can. Every 10 seconds, make a half-turn so you're facing in the opposite direction. Keep it up for a total of 60 seconds.

3. Seal Jumping Jacks

Begin with your legs together and your arms straight out to the side. Next, jump up and land with your feet a little wider than shoulder-width apart. At the same time, bring your arms together in front of you and clap your hands once. Then jump back to the starting position. Repeat 15 to 20 times per set.

4. Power Sit-ups

Start by lying on your back with your feet on the floor and your arms behind your head. Then, slowly crunch up until you're standing. Jump up, then go through the motion in reverse, slowly rolling your back down on the ground while keeping your chin lifted and chest out. Shoot for eight to 10 reps per set.

5. Jogging Arm Circles

Begin by jogging in place with your arms straight out to the side (about the height of your shoulders). Next, draw 15 small circles with your arms in a forward motion. Then, reverse direction and draw 15 circles in a backward motion. Continue switching for 60 seconds. To spice things up, change the size of your circles--try big circles and tiny ones while keeping your feet moving the whole time.

6. Ski Abs

Begin in a plank position with your feet and hands on the ground. Next, jump your knees up toward your chest and land with both feet slightly to the left of your arms (aim for your right knee to touch your left elbow). Next, shoot your legs out into a plank position again, then bring your knees up toward the right side of your hands. Aim for 10 reps per set.

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Title Annotation:6 New Moves; exercise
Author:Flynn, Sarah Wassner
Publication:Girls' Life
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Feb 1, 2013
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