Between the polar vortex and the coming Fashion Week, it might be hard to find the time or energy for your normal workout fix. Akman, a Wilhelmina model and former tennis player from IMG Academy the farm-team training ground for the Williams sisters , is the type of fitness instructor that inspires people to take five not a typo workout classes with him in a single day. Repeat each move for one to two minutes. Move 1 : Leg lifts. This move engages your inner core. Place your hands, one on each side of you, with the grip facing in. Keep your legs straight and lift them off the chair toward you. Be sure to keep your belly button pulled into your spine as you do these moves.
Push-Ups with Arm Raises
You know what they say about couples who work out together? Nothing, actually, but partnering with an exercise buddy has been shown in studies to improve the likelihood that you will stick to a fitness regimen—particularly if that person is emotionally supportive. Decide who is person A and who is person B and begin with the first exercise. Person A should be completing exercise 1a, and person B should be completing 1b. Next, set a stopwatch for one minute and complete 14 reps of the first exercise. If you finish early, you get the remainder of the minute to rest before starting the next minute and swapping exercises so that person A is doing exercise 1b and person B is doing exercise 1a. Complete three sets of each exercise before moving onto 2a and 2b, and so forth. This couple-friendly variation of the FitazFK method keeps you in the ultimate fat-burning zone while increasing your metabolic rate to keep you burning calories for hours after you leave the gym.
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Do this until you have done 5 on each side, and proceed into a wide-stance squat. Jump back up to centre and repeat until you have completed 20 squats. Get in position to do a regular push-up, but ensure when you look up, you are facing your partner. Proceed by both doing a push-up and clap or high-five your partner when you reach the top of your push-up.
November 6, by pumpup. Grab a partner and break out a sweat, together. This couple workout is one that you can do anywhere. There's no gym equipment required. PumpUp member rachaelgervais and her partner even filmed this couple workout while they were on vacation. Try it out and let us know how it goes. It's important to brace your core throughout all three movements. Each person starts off in a raised plank position. Make sure that your shoulders don't extend past your wrists, and that your spine is straight.