Thursday, July 30, 2009

Define “Lite”

Many moons ago I used to go to my sister’s boot camp workouts and be able to make it through the whole thing. Sure I would be sore, but it was a great work out. Since I am back on the working out band wagon and doing the weight loss competition at work, I asked her to email me a similar boot camp workout to do at my local park and this was the “lite” workout recommendation she sent me:

Warm up:
Jog 5-7 minutes
10 Arm windmills/toe touches for each side, 10 squats, and 10 push ups (3 times)

Work out:
30 jumping jack
15 push ups (3 times)

30 front kicks
30 squats (3 times)

15 cross squats
15 push up
60 high knees (3 times)

Lunges back and forth on a flat area (she didn’t give me a number, but I did 7 each way)
20 tricep dips (3 times)

Run for 5 mins
Stop and do 15 push ups (4 times)

And Tah dah... give yourself a high 5 cuz your done!

Last night I did the workout and completed it in 58 minutes. During the last 20 minutes of my work out Jay appeared at the park to cheer me on. The one time I wanted to walk and started to I hear a yell coming from my love saying "keep running!" I did.

Today I am definitely feeling the pains of a good work out.


Flowtriss said...

Aw!!!1 Jay is motivating you!!! That is awesome :) Good workout too, I might do the same :) Love ya!

Jane Doe said...

Nice!!! That would be sweet if you did them and it would kinda be like we are working out. The first time I did it I would sometimes cut the workout in half if you need break time. For example when it said do lunges back and forth then 20 tricep dips I almost died! So did lunges one way and then 10 tricep dips and on the way back with lunges and another 10 tricep dips, so you do the same number of exercises just not all at once. Good luck and let me know how it goes!!

cindy said...

Jay's cool. =)

I'm gonna steal this workout for kicks. I'll let you know how close I came to passing out.

Vanessa said...

I think he's pretty cool too :)

Let me know how your workout goes. I have another advanced one that I will start doing in a month or so. It has flutter kicks, mountain climbers, burpees and bear crawls. I want to incorporate some jump rope in there too.

cindy said...

All I understood in that list was "jump rope."

cindy said...

I'm gonna do this at lunchtime today. What's a cross squat?

Vanessa said...

Hi! Sorry I didn't get this until now. Cross squat is when you jump up and land with your legs cross while standing and then jump and uncross your legs have them land shoulder distance apart and then do a squat. When you are coming up from a squat jump up and cross your legs and do it all over again. :) It really works your inner thighs. I'll see if I can find something on the internet that shows it.