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Prime Bodyweight Workout

No weights? No problem. This insane workout only uses your own body weight to train your entire body and burn a ton of calories in one short sweatfest. The whole idea is to do this workout as quickly as you can. This means, take as little rest as possible throughout the entire workout. Time yourself for added accountability or race a friend.

prime workoutClick on the exercise to view video demonstration:

6 Total Rounds:

  • 1 x = 1 rep each
  • 2 x = 2 reps each
  • 3 x = 3 reps each
  • 4 x = 5 reps each
  • 5 x = 7 reps each
  • 11 x = 11 reps each

 

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Smokin’ Shoulders Workout

smokin' shoulders

This is a great workout that will sculpt your shoulders, while also toning the glutes, legs and core – AND burn a bunch of calories! UNLESS….

This workout will be extremely effective UNLESS you rest between sets and rounds. The goal for this workout is to try to keep going, back to back, through the whole workout. Turn up the effort even more by turning up the weight. For the best results, I recommend timing yourself for the whole workout. Then repeat the workout next week, and time yourself again. Compare your times to hold yourself accountable and push yourself into one effective conditioning, body-toning zone!

CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO SEE VIDEO DEMONSTRATION:

10 Push-presses
10 Thrusters
10 Dumbbell Lateral Raise
10 2-Count Mountain Climber

Repeat 5 Times

Boost Your Workout With This 2-Minute Blitz

If you feel like you need a little oomph in your workouts, or maybe you just want to work on your conditioning. The 2-Minute Blitz is a perfect quick circuit to put in your existing routine.

The Blitz is only made up of 4 simple, but intense, exercises. The idea is to go as fast as you can for 10 seconds for each exercise, and repeat the circuit 3 times through (without rest) for 2 minutes. It will really get your heart rate going, and take your workout to another level. Give it a try!

Click on the exercise for video instruction: Burpee, Push-ups, Big Axe Jacks (minus the football stomps in this video) and Mountain Climbers.

2-minute blitz

The New Nano Speed – The Perfect Cross-Trainer

Reebok Nano Speed

If you are looking for a running shoe that is also a great cross-training shoe (perfect for blitzes like this one, and weight training), Reebok just came out with a new cross training shoe, called the Nano Speed – a part of their new CrossFit Speed Collection.

The Nano Speed has some of the same technology as the Nano 2.0 and Nano 3.0, but it made for longer runs. So, if you want to do a run, as well as hit the gym, this maybe just what you are looking for!

Reebok says, “There are plenty of running shoes that you can do CrossFit in, but we made the FIRST CrossFit shoe that you can run in.” You don’t have to do CrossFit to enjoy this shoe – anyone who lifts weights, does boot camps or sports conditioning will enjoy having a great cross-training shoe.

The CrossFit Nano Speed Is:

  • Lightweight (lighter is better!)
  • Durable (because we want shoes to last)
  • Greater traction (great for box jumps)
  • flexibility (mountain climbers)
  • Protects for feet for impact (plyos)
  • Rope Guard (for climbing rope)
  • 3mm heel to toe drop (for a natural feel)

Here is a video that talks about their entire Speed Collection, including their new Nano Speeds.

FitFluential LLC compensated me for this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

10-MIN WORKOUT: Full Body Conditioning

push ups & squats

In BCx Boot Camp, we often refer to our workouts as “Missions”. Today’s mission is to toast your cardio, legs & upper body. This is a great workout to add as a conditioning segment to any strength workout.  Do as many rounds as possible (AMRAP) in 10 minutes.

Equipment: Plyo Box or Aerobics Step

If you don’t have a ply box, trade box jumps for one of the following exercises:
180 Degree Squat
Squat Jump
Tuck Jumps

“OPERATION BOX KICKER”

10 Box Jumps
10 Mountain Climbers
10 Box Jumps
10 Push Ups
**10-MINUTE AMRAP**

Matching workout graphic:

plyo box workout

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10-MIN WORKOUT: Shoulders & Quads

In BCx Boot Camp, we often refer to our workouts as “Missions”. Well, today’s mission is to put your cardio to the test, as well as work your shoulders, quads, glutes and core. Do as many rounds as possible (AMRAP) in 10 minutes.

“OPERATION BAG NASTY”

thruster

Bag Nasty: (U.S.) The military name given to the fast food options in chow halls, i.e.; hot dogs and hamburgers. Also common reference for MRE’s. In the Air Force, commonly a reference to pre-packed Flight Lunches.

Equipment:
Thrusters: barbell, dumbbells, sandbag, kettlebells or even 2 gallons of water.
Get Ups & Snatches: dumbbells, kettlebells or 1 gallon of water.

(Click on the link for video instruction)

10 Thrusters
10 Turkish Get Ups (5 left, 5 right)
10 Thrusters
10 Snatches (5 left, 5 right)
**10-MINUTE AMRAP**

Matching workout graphic:

BAG NASTY workout

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The Long Mile Cardio and Conditioning Workout

box jumps stars

Bored of running? Well here’s a workout that incorporates running and full-body conditioning all in one killer fat-burning calorie-scorching workout!

1/4 Mile Sprint
10 Tuck Jumps
10 Thrusters
10 Box Jumps
10 Push Ups
10 Wall Ups
4 ROUNDS FOR TIME 

If you try this workout – post your time below! I’d LOVE to see how you do! …and you can come back and do it again and see if you can beat your old time!

Here’s the matching graphic if you want to share what you did! 🙂

The Long Mile Workout

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10-10-10 Push & Pull Workout

10 & 10 WorkoutThis was a fun circuit I did yesterday.  I used a black bodylastics band to get me through the pull ups (love using these bands for assisted pull ups). At round 3 I was thinking, “really Bonnie, 10? Why did I say 10?” lol. But then at round 5 and 6, I felt there was hope as I saw 10 getting a little more in my reach. 🙂

Push-Pull Super Set Workout

10 Pull-ups

10 Push-ups

10 Rounds!

Maybe you are reading this and thinking “I can’t do that”, well think again! I worked out with one of our boot campers who modified the workout and got just as good of a workout as me. Instead of doing pull-ups she did band pull downs. Instead of doing military push ups, she did modified push ups on her knees. On the last round, we BOTH were struggling to get the last few reps of each exercise – and both felt a great sense of accomplishment when we were done!

max fitness clubModified Push-Pull Workout

10 Pull Downs

10 Modified Push-ups

10 Rounds

Now, go get your push pull workout on!

Hashtag #designerwhey if you share this workout!!

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LEGelicious Workout

LEGeliciousHere was my workout yesterday. It was a great workout – left me dripping in sweat and feeling great! Of course I would have said I hated it when I was actually doing it, but that’s how I knew it was going to be good! lol Enjoy!

•  15 Barbell Overhead Squat

•  15 Plyo Box Jump

•  30 Overhead Walking Lunges

•  15 Burpees

•  60-Second Wall-sits

5 Rounds for Time

Love to hate it, Hate to Love it

wall sitsSometimes the stuff you need most is the stuff you hate the most. That’s why I love workouts like this, because it forces you to do stuff you don’t like.

Personally, the exercise I hated most in this workout were the wall sits. I reeeeeally don’t like those things!! Sitting still is always hard for me, but then add burning legs into it – that equals misery to me! ha!

Give me more burpees!!!
Just pleeeease, no more wall sittttssss!! 😉

What’s your least favorite out of these 5 moves?

Full Body Workout

bonnie pfiesterThis was one of my workouts this week. It was tough, but fun. Ok, maybe not fun – but FUN when it I was DONE!

Click on the links to view video descriptions for each exercise:

– 3 ROUNDS –

This is my sweaty #PROOF pic! 🙂
#FitFluential

Finish this workout up with Steve’s Burpee -Swing Suicide he posted today! Awesome!!!

Fast Shoulder Circuit

Yesterday was shoulder day for me, and this is the workout my girlfriend and I did. Instead of doing traditional reps and sets, I wanted to set up stations that we could quickly move through to really set those shoulders on fire, as well as get our heart rate up too. It was a quick workout, but judging by how nice and sore I am today, it was a successful workout! Have Fun!

Tools: One medium weight Bar/plates or dumbbells (I only did 30lbs), yellow bodylastics band or 5lb dumbbells, 8-10lb dumbbells, 25-35lb plate (or the bar) and a green bodylastics band (or 8-10lb dumbbells).

Shoulder Workout

Complete the following exercises as quickly as possible, with no rest between exercises or rounds. Click on each exercise below to review the demonstration video.

When you are done, you will have completed 300 reps of nothing but shoulder work! YUMMY!!

#FitFluential #MOVE

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