Categorized as: Leg

Fast & Fun Fitness: Power Lunge Jump Exercise

Build strong and powerful legs with this movement. Try adding it to your circuit, perform the jumps for one full minute if you can. After you work up to a full minute add more full minute sets to your workout. It’s tough but your legs will love it. You’ll increase your overall metabolic rate, allowing your body burn more calories. It’s a great movement to prepare those legs for the skiing season.

Fast & Fun Fitness: Mountain Climbers

Mountain climbers are an advanced, high intensity exercise that will get your heart rate up and add intensity to your workouts. Mountain climbers are great for the lower belly and help to firm the thighs. This move will also build leg endurance and help you work on agility as well, making it a great overall exercise. If you’ve never tried this move, take your time and ease into it with slow reps. If you feel discomfort or pain, avoid this exercise.

  1. Begin in a pushup position on the hands and toes.
  2. Bring the right knee in towards the chest, resting the foot on the floor.
  3. Jump up and switch feet in the air, bringing the left foot in and the right foot back.
  4. Continue alternating the feet as fast as you safely can for 30-60 seconds.
  5. Add this move at the end of your regular cardio workout for an added boost, or do it a few times during your workout whenever you want to add intensity or mix things up.
  6. To modify, rest your hands on a step, platform or BOSU Balance Trainer (dome side down).
  7. To add spinal rotation, perform movement as before but bringing each knee toward the opposite elbow.

Amanda’s Box/Step Workout

Have you got a step or a small box, dumbbells and a resistance band or strap? That’s all you need for this HIIT do at home workout. Check it out! Be yer best!

Fast & Fun Fitness: Squat/Lunge Variation

This Kneel to Stand exercise is great to help strengthen the thighs and hip muscles. You can perform it using just your body weight or with added resistance. Combine it with an overhead should press…