All In A Day’s Workout – Part II

Grace started exercising as a tot and she can’t imagine not exercising. She has always made it part of her day, and we can too. I grew up in a home where relaxing in front of the TV with ice cream after a hard day at work was the norm. Exercising just wasn’t in our vocabulary. This does make it a little tougher, but with role models like Grace, we can do it. We may not have understood the importance of exercise to our lives then, but we do now and it’s never too late!

As promised, we’re continuing with Grace’s workout with even more exercises (and yes, they are all printable too). See the new exercise definitions with the red print in 2 brackets like this [[Print]]

Be sure to consult your doctor before starting an exercise routine to be sure it’s right for you.

For beginners, it’s important to start with a 5 minute warm up (walking will do), try a few and be sure to breathe (take a deep breath before exerting force – exhale on exertion). Once you’ve mastered a few, add a few more to your weekly routine. Try to workout for 30 minutes at least 3 times a week. Don’t forget to mix the exercises after a few weeks for maximum benefit.

Grace’s Daily Workout

  1. Planks » 60 seconds »  [Print]
  2. Side Plank » 30 seconds each side »  [Print]
  3. Horizontal Scissor Kicks » 20 »  [Print]
  4. Hamstring Curl » 2 sets of 20 » [[Print]]
  5. Foam Roller Plank  » 2 sets of 10 » [[Print]]
  6. Push Ups » 20 »  [Print]
  7. Jack Knife » 10 with an 8 lb. weight »  [Print]
  8. Step Up » 10 on each leg »  [Print]
  9. Leg Extension » 50 lbs 10 reps » [[Print]]
  10. Ab & Ad Hip
  11. Tricep Bench Dip » 2 sets of 10 » [[Print]]
  12. Bird Dogs » 10 slowly, hold 3 sec, do not touch the ground » [Print]
  13. Ballet Legs
  14. Leg Extensions
  15. Roman Chair Leg Raise » 10 reps » [[Print]]
  16. Jumps on step
  17. Sit-Ups » 2 sets of 10 »  [Print]
  18. Right leg left arm
  19. Lunges » 10 »  [Print]
  20. Forward Jumps  » 10 reps » [[Print]]
  21. Tricep Extension » 10 reps » [[Print]]
  22. Fly
  23. Toe touch up
  24. Mountain Climber » 2 sets of 10 » [[Print]]
  25. Air Bikes »3 sets of 15  »  [Print]
  26. Squats » 60 – 80 »  [Print]
  27. Pull Down Machine
  28. Tricep Push Downs »  5 – 5 lbs »  [Print]
  29. Tricep Curls
  30. Sit / Stand
  31. Elliptical Machine » 20 minutes »  [Print]

Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to visit with us. Wishing you the best of health!

PS. Let us know if you have any difficulty printing these out, we have pinged word press for help with the printing as the links sometimes revert back to the plank. Let us know – ok?

PSS. Don’t forget – you can shop for mats, weights and other fitness equipment you need right here » [[shop]], and who doesn’t love getting a smiley  package at their door when they arrive home from a hard day at work! Amazon Smiley Package

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Author: Joan E Wilder

We provide information and motivation focused on the importance of physical activity to our quality of life. It is our hope to help people invest in themselves by staying active throughout their lives. It's that important.

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