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Take Live Well 360’s May Fitness Challenge

  • LiveWell360 Staff
  • May 14, 2018
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It’s already May, which means summer is around the corner and that means time to be outside and time for the beach! We know we are super excited for beach weather, are you? Beach weather means we can do workouts outside and incorporate our time on the beach with our workout!

Guess what we have for you this month?!

It’s another Fitness Challenge!!

Our fitness challenge of the month is all about building our endurance since the weather is getting warmer it is time to work on our endurance and enjoying the weather outside!

Throughout all our challenges we focused on strength but we want to take what we learned in those challenges and combine it to focus building endurance!

This fitness challenge will happen over 4 weeks, and each week your reps will change, but the exercises will stay the same!

And the fun part:

As you finish each day of this challenge you will be stronger, healthier, and have better endurance!

Here is a great fitness challenge to keep you motivated in May!

Warm up:

The warm up is one of the most important parts of a workout. It gets your body warmed up and ready to move in a safe way!

Our warm up for this challenge is fun but challenging!

It will be a four-day challenge, which will include foam rolling, and circuits!

All four weeks will consist of 4 days of endurance training!

Let’s get started start with week 1:

WEEK 1:

Warm up for Week 1 will include:

  • Foam Rolling- whole body holding for 30 seconds each place
  • Stretching- Full body stretch, including child’s pose, and cobra

Activation:

  • Bookopeners: 10 Reps
  • Birddog: 10 Reps
  • Don’t forget to repeat 3 times!

Endurance Training:

Circuit Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

Circuit 1:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Mountain Climbers
  • 1 Minute of Rest

Circuit 2:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rotational Squats
  • 1 Minute of Rest

Circuit 3:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Burpees
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Stretch: Take 15 minutes to stretch, breathing through each exercise.

*Always remember to end any workout with a stretch even if it’s only for a few minutes!

WEEK 2:

Warm up for Week 2 will include:

  • Foam Rolling- whole body holding for 10 seconds each place
  • Stretching- Full body stretch, including child’s pose, and cobra

Activation:

  • Bookopeners: 10 Reps
  • Birddog: 10 Reps
  • Don’t forget to repeat 3 times!

Endurance Training:

Circuit Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

Circuit 1:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Running
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Mountain Climbers
  • 1 Minute of Rest

Circuit 2:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Running
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rotational Squats
  • 1 Minute of Rest

Circuit 3:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Running
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Burpees
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Stretch: Take 5-10 minutes to stretch, breathing through each exercise.

*Always remember to end any workout with a stretch even if it’s only for a few minutes!

WEEK 3:

Warm up for Week 3 will include:

  • Foam Rolling- whole body holding for 30 seconds each place
  • Stretching- Full body stretch, including child’s pose, and cobra
  • Activation:
    Bookopeners: 10 Reps
    Birddog: 10 Reps
    Don’t forget to repeat 3 times!

Endurance Training:

Circuit Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

Circuit 1:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Lunges
  • 1 Minute of Rest

Circuit 2:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Leg Lowers
  • 1 Minute of Rest

Circuit 3:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Push ups/ Planks
  • 1 Minute of Rest
  • Stretch: Take 5-10 minutes to stretch, breathing through each exercise.

*Always remember to end any workout with a stretch even if it’s only for a few minutes!

WEEK 4:

Warm up for Week 4 will include:

  • Foam Rolling- whole body holding for 10 seconds each place
  • Stretching- Full body stretch, including child’s pose, and cobra

Activation:

  • Bookopeners: 10 Reps
  • Birddog: 10 Reps

Endurance Training:

Circuit Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

Circuit 1:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 30 seconds of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Mountain Climbers
  • 30 seconds of Rest

Circuit 2:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 30 seconds of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rotational Squats
  • 30 seconds of Rest

Circuit 3:

  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Rowing
  • 30 seconds of Rest
  • Exercise: 1 Minute of Burpees
  • 30 seconds of Rest
  • Stretch: Take 20 minutes to stretch, breathing through each exercise.

*Always remember to end any workout with a stretch even if it’s only for a few minutes!

CONGRATS YOU FINISHED THE MAY CHALLENGE!!

Your endurance levels should feel great, and you should feel more comfortable with Circuit training and endurance!

You should be so proud of yourself!!

You got through four weeks of consistent endurance circuit training, and that’s not easy!! That means you are stronger and should be able to do these circuits a lot easier than when you started!

Just because this challenge is over, doesn’t mean your fitness journey should stop here!

Continue the May Challenge into the next month, don’t stop the workout just because the month is over! Keep working on your circuits, and maybe even try them outside instead of the treadmill!

Take advantage of the weather and your new, amazing circuit skills!

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