Browsing all articles from July, 2011
Jul 27 2011

30/30 Challenge

 Do 30 Jumping Lunges (take a one minute break) and then do 30 Burpees! Jumping Lunges Perform a forward lunge. As you are coming up from the lunge, jump up in the air and switch legs to perform another forward lunge on the opposite leg. Repeat. Burpees Start by standing straight up, hands at your sides. Lower […]

Jul 25 2011

Tone Your Thighs

Lookout Lunge When you shift your body weight onto your front leg while you bring your hips toward it, the inner and outer thigh muscles of that leg take on a bigger load for a longer duration than in a traditional upright lunge. The Lookout Lunge targets the shoulders, back, glutes, quads and hamstrings. Stand […]

This is a fat burning cardio circuit. (If you are wanting to use the boxing bag for side leg kicks, there are some available to use at Physical Limits downstairs in the group fitness room when there are no classes in progress. Please ask desk staff to help hang it.) Do 3 full circuits with a 1 minute break […]

Jul 21 2011

Wish Upon A Star

“You have to keep believing, the dream that you wish for, will come true.”

The Mediterranean diet is more than a diet, it is a way of living. Long ago, it was the natural way of life of people around the Mediterranean Basin, especially in Spain, Italy and Greece. Now people from everywhere are discovering what is considered to be the healthiest diet in the world.  It is also the best way to keep your body in […]

Jul 17 2011

Island Workout

Nothing tones muscle and burns calories like circuit training. Try this workout. 1)Standing Leg Lift Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart, arms at your sides. Lift your right knee as high as you can and swing your left arm forward until it’s parallel to the floor. Return to start and repeat with your left knee and right […]

Jul 16 2011

Love

Love. We think about it, dream about it, can’t sleep worrying about it. It is our source of pleasure and pain but we can’t predict which it will be from one moment to next. It’s a short word, easy to spell, difficult to define, and impossible to live without.

Jul 15 2011

Morning Workout

There is nothing like a morning workout to start your day. Here’s today’s morning circuit. Do 15 reps of each exercise. That’s one complete circuit. Do 2-3 circuits with a 3 minute break between circuits. Bicep Curl Shoulder Press Tricep Extension Front Shoulder Raise Overhead Tricep Extension Forward Lunge With Overhead Shoulder Press Roman Twist

Hiking is one of the most enjoyable ways to exercise the muscles and cardiovascular system. You only need a pair of comfortable shoes, a backpack with snacks and water, good company and some enthusiasm. Try taking hikes in the places that you visit – there are plenty of opportunities in every country and they should have suitable terrain for all ability levels: […]

Jul 12 2011

Beach Body Workout

Workout:   Do 2-3 circuits of the following exercises:  30 Reverse Lunges, 10 V Sit-Ups, 10 Jump Fly Lunges, 15 Abdominal Crunches, 10 Burpees, 20 One Leg Touch Squats (10 per leg), 20 Crab Kick Ups and 30 Mountain Climbers.     Start with 5-10 minutes doing something to warm up, then begin 30 Reverse Lunges (15 per leg), 10 V Sit-Ups, 10 Jump […]

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