Workout with Christina Carlyle!

Last night as I did my nightly pursing of Pinterest {I know you do it too ;)} I stumbled upon a something I pinned a few months ago. It totally reminded me of why I love Christina Carlyle! She is the best and SO amazingly encouraging! Head over to her website and fall in love with her!

In the mean time check out her Lazy Girl Thigh Workout! It’s one of my all time favorites for a number of reasons, you can do it any where at any time, its quick and you get to lay down while you do it…yes who doesn’t love that! Below I shared Christina’s image but if you head to her website {click the picture below} there is a link to her workout video!!

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Be sure to check out Christina’s “programs” section! There are some really great offers like the Reshape Exercise Plan for just $27!!! I really want it…I think I’m going to get it today! Thank you to Christina for the awesome image! XOXO If you haven’t already subscribed please do!

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14 Days to Totally Toned! {LEGS}

ttgfwbHey Guys! Welcome to the next installment of 14 Days to Totally Toned! Are your arms burning from yesterday? Mine are…it hurts so good!

After you complete your first round of 14 Days to Totally Toned {Arms} transition straight into the workout below.

I know you are excited to know what we are working out today, I have a full inbox to prove it 😉 The wait is over…LEGS! Its confession time…I LOVE LOVE LOVE squats so I’m beyond excited about todays workouts!

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Just a few things before we get started:

  • Feel free to add a dumbbell or kettlebell to increase difficulty
  • Push your body, but know your boundaries make sure all workouts are being done safely
  • Increase or decrease reps to fit your fitness level

Reps and Sets below are personal suggestions – Do what is right for you – Pick from 2 sets/2x a day {this is what I do}, 1 set/2x a day or 1 set/4x times a day. Work at your level!

Squats {you can make your squats more challenging by holding a dumbbell or kettlebell}

20 reps/2 sets {repeat twice a day}

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  • Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart with arms extended straight out
  • Lower your body as far as you can go
  • Slowly push yourself back to the starting position

Jumping Squats:

20 reps/2 sets {repeat twice a day}

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  • Stand with your feet wider than hip-width apart, toes pointed slightly out
  • Press through your heels to jump as high as you can off the ground, swing your arms behind you
  • Immediately go into the next jumping squat until you have reached the desired reps

Lunge Kicks:

20 reps each leg/2 sets {repeat twice a day}

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  • Step back with your right foot and lower into a reverse lunge
  • Push down through your left heel and kick your right leg in front of you as you straighten your left leg
  • Repeat all by alternating legs

Wall Sit:

1 Minute {repeat twice a day}

 

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  • Stand with your head and back against a wall
  • Feet shoulder-width apart 12-18 inches from the wall
  • Keep your arms at your sides
  • Lower your body into a squat position until your thighs are parallel to the floor
  • Hold for 1 minute or as long as possible

Step Ups:

20 reps each leg/2 sets {repeat twice a day}

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  • Stand in front of a step or bench and place your left foot on the step
  • Tighten abs and Push your body up until your left leg is straight
  • Return to start and alternate legs

*make sure your step, bench or chair is sturdy and that there is no chance of falling.

Directions: Do each workout {including video} 2x a day for the next 14 days

{Special Thanks to Women’s Health – Women’s Heath UK & Women’s Day for the great images!}

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