It’s National Iced Tea Day! As if I needed more of a reason to drink tea! 🙂
I love Iced Tea, especially in the summer. There are so many benefits to drinking tea (hot or cold). When I was pregnant, I was trying to experiment with ways to drink tea and not get the LOADS of sugar that most places put in it, and I was also trying to make sure I wasn’t drinking too much caffeine, and not every restaurant was guaranteed to have decaf tea. So I began trying out new things at home. Brewing decaf teas and buying passion fruit teas and other cool flavored teas to get some variety. Then, because I like it sweet, I would add just a bit of organic/raw sugar to the batch, a fresh lemon, and mmmmmmm–refreshing and much better for you, I’ll say!
Have you seen my post I did on tea? If not, check it out here!
For today’s workout I did a multiple movement, full body toning with some HIIT mixed in. This will target every area of the body and also get that heart rate up as well.
You will need:
-30 seconds jog in place (alternate high knees and kicking heels back to touch booty)
-1 minute jumping jacks
-1 minute downward dog to plank
-1 minute jumping jacks
-30 seconds push-ups
-1 minute alternating lunges
*8 reps of each set*
-Bicep curl & Squat
-Just bicep curl
-Pulse both bicep curl and squat
(NOTE: When I say “pulse” that doesn’t mean quick, it means small range of motion. Small fine toning movement)
-Lunge R leg w/shoulder press
-just shoulder press
Repeat set on L leg
-Overhead Tricep Extension with Side leg lifts
-just L leg lift
Repeat set on R leg
-Double arm row w/leg lifts to the back.
(One leg at a time. Balance on other leg, knee slightly bent. Try not to touch lifting leg to the ground.)
-just L leg lifts to the back (squeeze booty)
Repeat on R leg
-Booty Bridge and Chest Fly
-Plie squats and upright rows
Mountain Climbers (30 secs)
Sumo squats touch the floor reach up and calf raise (quick 30 secs)
Burpees (30 secs)
Lateral Ski jumps (jump and hold from one leg to the other-30 secs)
minimal to no rest in between. try for 2 times through
10-12 reps each
-On your back, legs overhead, straddle. One weight crunch through the center. Legs come together for some inner thigh work.
-Russian twists side to side. Bring legs off the ground and hold foor more advanced (Boat)
-Over/unders. Sitting up but relclined slightly, abs engaged, knees slightly bent. Lift on leg up of the ground at a time and move one weight under and then over the other when you switch legs. Repeat in a figure 8 like motion.
Hope you enjoy your workout!!