5 Circuit Killer HIIT Workout

Today I completed a killer 5 circuit workout when normally I only do 4 circuits! Half way through I felt like throwing up, but I kept pushing because I was so motivated to finish! I definitely don’t recommend doing workouts so intense they make you feel like or actually throw up, but I was so into this one I had to finish!

Circuit 1: Treadmill
Incline / Speed / Minutes
15 / 3.0 / 2
15 / 5.0 / 1
12 / 3.0 / 2
12 / 5.0 / 1
0 / 2.8 / 2

Circuit 2: Legs & Abs (7 minutes nonstop)
Squat and Press w/ 8lbs (x12)
Leg Lifts (x20)
Knee Up with Lounges (x12 each leg)
Bicycle Crunches (x40)
1 Minute Rest

Circuit 3: Arms & Abs (7 minutes nonstop)
Push ups (x12)
X Crunches (x30 total)
Tricep Dips (x12)
Regular Crunches (x40)
1 Minute Rest

Circuit 4: Legs & Abs (7 minutes nonstop)
Cross Over Steps w/ Stepping Stool (x40 total)
Heel Touches (x40)
Jump Squats (x20)
Russian Twists w/ 8 lbs (x40)
Step Ups w/ 6lbs each hand (x12 each leg)
1 Minute Rest

Circuit 5: Arms & Shoulders (7 minutes nonstop)
Overhead Tricep Extension w/ 6lbs (x12)
Jumping Jacks (x50)
Bicep Curls w/ 5lbs (x12 each arm)
Shoulder Press w/ 5lb Dumbbells (x10)

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Bosu Ball – Fully Body – HIIT Workout

My Workout (Bosu Ball): 3/1/16

I need different kinds of exercises to stay entertained and motivated so, today I thought I’d give the bosu ball a try. I’ve never used it before but know that balancing on this bad boy is great for strengthening your core! Here is my Bosu Ball workout from today. I must warn you, it IS TOUGH. I was struggling on the last circuit, but I felt SO AMAZING and accomplished after!! Give it a try and tell me what you think!

Remember, if you’re not sure what an exercise is or how to do it, you can always google it or youtube it, or even ask me! Also if you find yourself struggling to complete a circuit, slow down but push yourself to finish! You can always remove weights or tweak an exercise to your level and comfort zone!

Warmup on Treadmill
Incline / Speed / Minutes
15 / 3.0 / 2
15 / 4.5 / 1
13 / 2.8 / 2
13 / 5.0 / 1
10 / 3.0 / 2

Circuit 1 (Arms): Complete this circuit nonstop for 7 minutes.
1. Burpee/Push up holding bosu (x10) Bosu should be upside down
2. Plank w/ knee to elbow (x10 each leg) Bosu should be upside down
3. Row Plank w/ legs on bosu holding 8lbs dumbbells (x10 total)
4. Cross over steps & hip twist holding 8lb medicine ball (x20 total)

Circuit 2: (Legs): Complete this circuit nonstop for 7 minutes
1. Cross over steps (x30 total)
2. Jump onto bosu front squats (x10)
3. Sumo squats w/ one leg on bosu (x10 each leg)
4. Lunges w/ one leg on bosu (x10 total)

Circuit 3: (Full Body with the Bosu Ball upside down): 7 minutes
1. Pushups (x10)
2. Squats holding 12lbs (x10)
3. Mountain Climbers (x40 total)
4. Plank Position Leg Raises (x10 each leg)

Don’t forget to stretch after your workout! And don’t forget to follow me on my fitness instagram @fitwithtania! 

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Full Body – HIIT Workout #3

My Doctor said my blood pressure is better than it’s ever been! Know why? Because I gym! Here is my full body workout today.

Warmup on Treadmill
Incline / Speed / Minutes
15 / 3.0 / 2
15 / 4.5 / 1
13 / 2.8 / 2
13 / 5.0 / 1
10 / 3.0 / 2

Complete each circuit for 7 minutes non stop.

Circuit 1 (Legs & Abs)
1. Sumo Jump Squats (x10)
2. Leg Lifts (x20)
3. Cross-over Steps w/ Stepping Stool (x40 total)
4. Crunches (x30)
5. Knee Ups w/ Stepping Stool 6 lbs each hand (x12 each leg)
6. V-up Crunches (x20)

Circuit 2 ( Arms & Abs)
1. Push ups (x10)
2. Jumping Jacks (x40)
3. Mountain Climbers (x40 total)
4. Overhead Tricep Extension w/ 10lbs (x10)
5. X-crunches (x20)

Circuit 3 (Full Body)
1. Squats holding 10lbs (x10)
3. Cross-over Steps w/ Stepping Stool (x40 total)
4. Bicep Curls w/ 4lbs each hand (x10)
5. Russian Twist w/ 6lbs (x40 total)
6. Stationary Lunges (x10 total)
7. Heel Touch Crunches (x40 total)

I ended with a 10 minute cool down on the stair machine at a level/speed of 5.