Try this workout which fuses cardio to improve fitness, aid weight-loss and boost strength.
THE gym has its benefits: there’s the high tech equipment and the comfort in knowing that everyone there is pushing themselves as much as you are.
But if Christmas and the new year has your purse feeling lighter than usual, online workouts are your lifesaver.
Beachbody On Demand, a streaming platform from Insanity, is one of the best.
With more than 250 hours of workouts and a 30-day free trail, there’s the option to switch up your training when you want to.
“Beachbody On Demand has a huge variety of workouts,” says former pro dancer and Beachbody On Demand instructor Stephanie Saunders.
“It’s available 24/7 and there are no long contracts.”
Try this workout from Stephanie, which fuses cardio with functional and plyometric moves to improve fitness, aid weight-loss and boost strength.
How to do it: Perform each move for 45 seconds, with a 15-second break in between.
(Switch legs halfway for the split-squat jump.)
Repeat the circuit three times.
Areas trained: GLUTES, HAMSTRINGS, QUAD, CALVES, CORE
SAFETY TIP: Make sure your front foot is far forward enough so that when you lower, your knees do not pass your toes
Areas trained: CHEST, TRICEPS, SHOULDERS, CORE, GLUTES, SIDES
Areas trained: CORE, STOMACH, SHOULDERS, TRICEPS
SAFETY TIP: Only jump your feet as far forwards as your flexibility allows
Areas trained: GLUTES, QUADS, HAMSTRINGS, CALVES
SAFETY TIP: Keep the torso lifted and abs engaged as you lunge and squat
JUMP-SQUAT MULE KICK
Areas trained: GLUTES, HAMSTRINGS, QUADS, CALVES, SHOULDERS, TRICEPS, CORE
SAFETY TIP: Keep your chest lifted as you lower into the squat
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