WEEK SIX - IN GYM

DAY 36

START YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

WARM UP

Warming up loosens your muscles and lowers the chance of injuries.  To warm up, perform the first exercise at a lower speed or intensity for 5-7-minutes, then go into your regular workout.  *Directions: READ EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS/WATCH VIDEO FOR FORM/PERFORM EXERCISE.

SQUATS

[With Dumbbells-medium weight]

3 sets. 15 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

LEG EXTENSIONS

[Seated Machine]

3 sets. With each set increase the weight.  Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

STIFF-LEG DEADLIFTS

[With Barbell]

3 sets. 15 reps.  Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise.

HAMSTRING CURLS

[Seated Machine]

3 sets. Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise.

BICYCLE HOLD SERIES

[On Floor]

3 rounds. 5-10 reps.  Do not let momentum take over. Focus on extending your leg for full range of motion. 

SIDE CRUNCHES

[On Floor]

Take your time and squeeze. 25 reps each side. 

PLANK

[On Toes or Knees]

3 sets. Hold each set for 30-45 seconds. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps. 

STRETCH SERIES

[On Floor]

This is a lower body stretch series targeting Glutes, Hamstrings & Inner Thigh.

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DAY 37

STOP YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

CARDIO

TREADMILL/ELLIPTICAL/BIKE.  30 minutes within your Target Heart Rate Zone (THRZ) *take your heart rate every 2 minutes with your Heart Rate Monitor.  2 minute warm up/2 min cool down-separate from the 30 minutes.

**Following Cardio, View LOWER BODY STRETCH SERIES here:

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DAY 38

START YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

WARM UP

Warming up loosens your muscles and lowers the chance of injuries.  To warm up, perform the first exercise at a lower speed or intensity for 5-7-minutes, then go into your regular workout.  *Directions: READ EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS/WATCH VIDEO FOR FORM/PERFORM EXERCISE.

BENCH PRESS

[On Bench With Dumbbells]

3 sets. With each set increase the weight.  Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

CHEST FLYES

[On Bench With Dumbbells]

3 sets. With each set increase the weight.  Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

SHOULDER PRESS

[Seated With Dumbbells]

3 sets. With each set increase the weight.  Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

THUMBS DOWN LATERAL RAISE

[With Dumbbells]

3 sets. With each set increase the weight.  Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

BICEPS CURLS

[With Dumbbells]

3 sets. With each set increase the weight.  Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise.

HAMMAR CURLS

[With Dumbbells]

3 sets. With each set increase the weight.  Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

TRICEPS OVERHEAD EXTENSION

[With A Heavy Dumbbell]

3 sets.  12-20 reps.  Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise.

TRICEPS DIPS

WRONG form video:

CORRECT form video:

[Off A Bench]

3 sets.  12-20 reps.  Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise.

CHEST STRETCH

[With Lighter Weight Dumbbells & A Stability Ball]

TRICEPS STRETCH

[On A Stability Ball]

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DAY 39

STOP YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

CARDIO

TREADMILL/ELLIPTICAL/BIKE.  30 minutes within your Target Heart Rate Zone (THRZ) *take your heart rate every 2 minutes with your Heart Rate Monitor.  2 minute warm up/2 min cool down-separate from the 30 minutes.

**Following Cardio, View LOWER BODY STRETCH SERIES here:

STOP YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

DAY 40

START YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

WARM UP

Warming up loosens your muscles and lowers the chance of injuries.  To warm up, perform the first exercise at a lower speed or intensity for 5-7-minutes, then go into your regular workout.  *Directions: READ EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS/WATCH VIDEO FOR FORM/PERFORM EXERCISE.

SQUATS

[With Dumbbells-medium weight]

3 sets. 15 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

LEG EXTENSIONS

[Seated Machine]

3 sets. With each set increase the weight.  Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise. 

STIFF-LEG DEADLIFTS

[With Barbell]

3 sets. 15 reps.  Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise.

HAMSTRING CURLS

[Seated Machine]

3 sets. Set #1: 12-20 reps/Set #2: 12-15 reps/Set #3: 8-10 reps. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps and rest 2 minutes before moving on to the next exercise.

BICYCLE HOLD SERIES

[On Floor]

3 rounds. 5-10 reps.  Do not let momentum take over. Focus on extending your leg for full range of motion. 

SIDE CRUNCHES

[On Floor]

Take your time and squeeze. 25 reps each side. 

PLANK

[On Toes or Knees]

3 sets. Hold each set for 30-45 seconds. Rest 60 seconds between each set of reps. 

STRETCH SERIES

[On Floor]

This is a lower body stretch series targeting Glutes, Hamstrings & Inner Thigh.

STOP YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

DAY 41

STOP YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

CARDIO

TREADMILL/ELLIPTICAL/BIKE.  30 minutes within your Target Heart Rate Zone (THRZ) *take your heart rate every 2 minutes with your Heart Rate Monitor.  2 minute warm up/2 min cool down-separate from the 30 minutes.

**Following Cardio, View LOWER BODY STRETCH SERIES here:

STOP YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR

DAY 42

FREE DAY