Monday-schmonday-back-to-reality. This past weekend flew by. Camping was a blast! Saturday was super hot and sunday was super rainy. Got the best of both worlds I guess. We managed to pack up Sunday morning and get out of there before the rain hit. It was a great idea because it poured all morning.
I realized today that this week will end the 21 days ’till Summer workout challenge. Including today’s workout, there are only 5 workouts remaining. Then – It’s Summer!!
Today’s workout is a kettlebell workout. If you don’t have a kettlebell but have dumbbells, they will work too! This is a short workout, you don’t need much room to get it done. Have a mat? That’s enough space. Let’s get it done.
5 Get Ups – right side
10 Triangles – right side
15 Push Ups &Pull
20 Front Jump Squats
15 Push Ups & Pull
10 Triangles – left side
5 Get Ups – left side
The Exercises Explained:
GET UP: Standing tall, hold the kettlebell with one arm straight above your head, bend your knees to bring yourself to the sitting position, keeping a straight back and arm above your head at all times. Once seated, lower your upper body to the floor so you are lying on your back, legs straight and arm still holding the kettlebell straight above you. Pause. Raise your upper body up off the floor and go back into the standing position all while keeping your arm straight above you, holding the kettlebell.
TRIANGLE: Hold the kettlebell in one hand with arms down by your side. Raise the kettlebell straight in front of you to shoulder height, then swing it over to the side, still maintaining shoulder height and a straight arm then lower the kettlebell back to starting position.
PUSH UP & PULL: Begin in the push up position with the kettlebell in front of your right hand. Bend your elbows, bringing your chest to the floor and push yourself back up. Using your left hand, reach over and grab the kettlebell and pull it towards your left arm.
FRONT JUMP SQUAT: Holding the kettlebell with both hands in front of your chest, bend your knees pushing your hips back and jump up into the air as high as you can – keeping the kettlebell in front of your chest the entire time.
This workout is a great way to kick off the day!
Enjoy! & Come back for tomorrow’s workout! There are only 4 more workouts of this challenge.
I’ve been feeling great so far - what about you?