The Latest from our BUFF BRIDE

  This is Christen!  Christen is getting into her best shape ever for her autumn 2012 wedding by working out with our Personal Trainer Jordan , 14th Street Y Yoga classes, and by eating enough healthy food to fuel her work and progress.  We’ve posted Christen’s most recent workout here.  Try it the next time you’re in our fitness center!

Warm-up:

-Elliptical: Intervals 10-15 minutes;

1.5 min work phase (heart rate up to 176) / 2 min recovery phase (heart rate at 151-164)

-12 Side Lunge to Balance on BOSU (Right)/Lateral Crawl 5 paces out /6 Plank Rotations/Lateral Crawl 5 paces back

Repeat Circuit on the left, beginning with side Lunges to Balance on BOSU

 

 This is a Bosu!

Strength:

20-24 Squat to alternating press and rotation

12-15 Assisted Pull-ups (using the machine in the fitness center)

12-15 Standing Cable Press

15-20 Sumo Squat Deadlift

 

Core:

30 total Plank with hand taps on step:  (Start in a plank. Keeping your body rigid (hips and shoulders level) reach to your side as far as possible with your left hand while balancing on your right elbow and feet. Bring your left arm back in to the plank position. Repeat with the right hand and continue. To make this easier, position your feet further apart.)

15 Swiss Ball Straight Leg Bridge to Glute Bridge

30 total Ball Twist

 

Various Stretch:

We like the routine in the stretch link!

 

Stay tuned next week for Christen’s next workout!

 

 

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