Since I am taking a break from classes over the holidays, I thought I’d give you a quick 10 in workout to do. This will keep your moving and not take up too much time, time can be precious when you are with family and friends and have the kids with you!
Time: 10 – mins
Equipment: Elevated stable surface (for modifications) or None
Not included here. Always start with a 5 min warm-up to get the blood flowing, loosen up the joints and get the muscles moving. Start with some gentle light running, then follow with some light dynamic full body stretching.
1 – lateral knee hops – 20 reps
Low Impact Modification: wide steps and no jumping
2 – Push-ups – 6 reps
Modification: elevated push-ups on toes or push-ups on knees
3 – Mountain Climbers – 20 reps
Modification: use an stable elevated to lean on
4 – Tricep Dips – 15 reps
5 – High Knee Jog – 40 reps
Modification: Alternate High knee pulldowns
6 – Knee to Toe Plank – 15 reps
Modification: on forearms
Spend mins stretching to assist with recovery and muscle soreness
REMEMBER: Always seek a medical professionals clearance before commencing any new exercise.