Legs & Core – HIIT Workout

I love holidays because the gym is so empty! I don’t have to wait around to use equipment or constantly be smelling other people… gross! Here is my HIIT workout I did on Saturday.

Warm Up
10 minutes on elliptical at speed of 6.0 with level 3 incline

After each circuit, take a 1 to 2 minute rest before starting the next one.

Circuit 1: (Complete x2 nonstop)
1. Squat press w/ 8lbs (x12)
2. Leg Lifts (x20)
3. Knee Ups on Stool w/ 8lbs each hand (x12 each leg)
4. Circle Leg Lifts (x20)

Circuit 2: (Complete x2 nonstop)
1. Sumo Squats w/ 15lbs (x12)
2. Standing Side Crunch w/ 10lbs (x20 each side)
3. Jumping Jacks (x50)
4. Russian Twists w/ 10lbs (x40 total)

Circuit 3: (Complete x2 nonstop)
1. Squat Press w/ 8lbs (x12)
2. Bicycle Crunches (x40 tota)
3. Step Ups on Stool w/ 8lbs each hand (x12 each leg)
4. Reverse Dumbbell Crunch w/ 6lbs (x15)

Circuit 4: (Complete nonstop) Notice the weight increase. The exercises stay the same.
1. Cable Twist “Woodchopper” 7.5lbs (x15 each side)
2. Donkey Kicks w/ 6lbs (x15 each leg)
3. Cable Twist “Woodchopper” 12.5lbs (x15 each side)
4. Donkey Kicks w/ 8lbs (x15 each leg)
5. Cable Twist “Woodchopper” 17.5lbs (x15 each side)
6. Donkey Kicks w/ 10lbs (x15 each leg)

Stretch it out!

I hope everything makes sense! If you have any questions feel free to comment or DM me on instagram! Remember, if you find yourself struggling too hard, you can always modify exercises to fit your comfortability level. Or take it slower. Just make sure you keep moving. Make your heart work hard and challenge yourself and your body!

 

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Full Body – HIIT Workout

My full body workout today was TOUGH. It left me sweating puddles but made me feel so amazing afterwards! I felt so positive and optimistic for the rest of the day. Check it out and give it a try! Don’t forget to tell me what you think!

This HIIT workout is a mix of treadmill resistance and weight resistance training. These types of high intensity resistance workouts are the best way to burn fat fast! The workouts keep your heart guessing for what is next and keep your body burning calories even after you’re finished!

Treadmill Circuit 1
Incline / Speed / Minutes
15 / 3.0 / 2
15 / 4.5 / 1
13 / 2.8 / 2
13 / 5.5 / 1
13 / 2.8 / 2

Strength Circuit 1 (Arms & Abs)
Go through this circuit nonstop for 7 minutes
1. Push ups (x10)
2. Hip-Lift Progression w/ 10lbs (x15)
3. Tricep Dips (x10)
4. Russian Twists w/ 8lbs (x20)
5. Bicep Curls w/ 6lbs (x10)
6. Toe Touches (x20)

Treadmill Circuit 2
15 / 2.8 / 2
15 / 6.0 / 1
13 / 3.0 / 2
13 / 5.0 / 1
13 / 3.0 / 2

Strength Circuit 2 (Legs/Glutes & Abs)
1. Squat Jumps (x10)
2. Leg Lifts (x20)
3. Weighted Step Ups (x15 each leg)
4. Bicycle Crunches (x40)
5. Squat & Press w/ 10lbs (x10)
6. Crunches (x40)

If you enjoyed this workout, check out Kayla Itsines and Alyss’s guides. They have similar workouts like this in their guides. Their guides is actually what helped me to create my own workouts that I found enjoyable! Don’t forget to follow me on my fitness instagram!