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There's a reason Ariel wasn't afraid to wear those little sea shells! Stay cool this summer and include an aqua workout in your fitness regimen.
Well, we've reached the third week of March, and the third installment of the March Motivation Challenge, which happens to include the first day of spring! So in honor of this much anticipated and direly necessary change-of-season, we shall celebrate with a March Motivation Spring Mix and Match workout (with adorable pastel colors, of course).
So while we find ourselves awkwardly scraping by this March, ShapeU is here to help with a month-long challenge that will keep you motivated and get your ready for Spring Break and beyond! Time to kickoff ‘March Motivation’!
No holiday screams 'I'm-going-to-stuff-my-face-and-like-it' quite like Thanksgiving, and with that in mind, ditch the guilt and spend a small portion - smaller than the side of sweet potato pie you'll be devouring this time Thursday - of your Turkey Day getting sweaty with this cardio trim down!
While many workouts have either a cardio or toning focus, running is one that bridges the gap! Not only do you burn calories and fat, you also work out muscles and strengthen areas in both the upper body and lower body!
Regardless of how you spent your summer, chances are, designating time to work out was often lower on your list of priorities – perhaps somewhere between ‘OMG these pina coladas are amazing’ and ‘Yes I will work late so I can flirt with that intern who resembles Ryan Gosling.’
Lately, study after study has come out showing that interval training, or burst training, is the most effective way to get in shape, stay in shape and increase endurance. So what is burst training?
Today, I invented a new exercise! Ok, not really. I basically smushed together a bunch of different moves into one awesome total body exercise. It works all your major muscle groups – arms, abs, back and legs. This is what happens when you live in a way-too-tiny space. You get weirdly resourceful. Read on for step by step instructions and try out my new move!
As college students, it’s inevitable that we’ll all have some weeks where everything is just a bit too much. Maybe it’s because you have three midterms and a paper due, or maybe it’s because you had a few too many margaritas…every night last weekend. (Who, me? No!) So here’s your workout for the week when you have way too much work to get done and can’t even think about going to the gym.
As you begin to scribble down "go to the gym everyday" on your New Year's Resolutions list, let me help you with my list of favorite Body Blog workouts of all time - ease into the program and let's get ready for that summer time bikini body! What? Too early for summer? Okay fine...