Category Archives: Weekly Workout Wednesdays

Weekly Workout #12 – Restorative Yoga

We all go-go-go so hard every day…work, school, extra-curricular activities, home maintenance, etc.  Time to take some time to restore and renew! Spend 10+ minutes doing each of the following: 1.  Supported Child’s Pose  (Place a pillow, folded blanket or … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #11 – Strength Circuit

Warm Up: Child’s Pose – 2 minutes Ragdoll – 2 minutes Down dog – 1 minute Cat/Cow – 10 breaths Side Plank – 30 sec each side (Repeat 1-2 times) 20 jumping jacks 50 jump rope   Strength Circuit:  Do 20 reps … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #11 – Cardio Circuit

Sorry I missed last week, but I have a great one for this week!!   Warm Up: Child’s Pose – 2 minutes Ragdoll – 2 minutes Down dog – 1 minute 2 each Sun Salutations 10-20 jumping jacks   Cardio … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #10 – Easy Yoga

Check out this workout from www.realsimple.com.  They call it their “Easy Yoga Workout” by Elena Rover. Take it from me – sometimes less is more.  Take it easy once in a while with your practice and you will discover more … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #9 – Belly Burner

We called this the belly burner – and it will tone your tummy muscles – but we didn’t forget to add some nice yoga poses to strengthen the back side of your core! Complete each of the following:   1.  5 … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #8 – Playground Workout

It’s nice outside – leave the house!! 🙂   Warm-up: 5-10 min easy jog around the neighborhood Ragdoll – 30 seconds Crescent lunge – 30 sec hold on each leg 10 walking lunges with each leg Wide-leg straddle fold – … Continue reading

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Weekly Workout #7 – Tabata-style with Core Focus

Warm-up 5-10 Sun Salutations 40 jumping jacks   Tabata intervals – Start with #1, and keep repeating the exercise until the 20 seconds are up.  Rest 10 seconds, then move on to #2 for 20 seconds, etc.  Complete 8 rounds … Continue reading

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Weekly Wednesday Workout #6 – 1,000 repetitions

10 minute warm-up:   Sun salutations, brisk walking, jogging, biking, etc.  Just get moving for a while to warm up the muscles.   Complete the following exercises, doing 4 sets of 25 repetitions each OR 2 sets of 50 repetitions … Continue reading

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Weekly Wednesday Workout #5 – 20 min fat-burning yoga

Rather than write up a workout for you this week, I’m kind of cheating…but for a good reason!    Lately a lot of you have been asking me to recommend yoga videos/DVDs/etc that you can use at home.  Well, here’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Wednesday Workout #4 – Yoga & More

Start with these: 100 Jump rope 40 Mountain Climbers (40 each leg) 20 Burpees 10 Side lunges (10 each leg) 10 Pistol squats or One-legged squat (10 each leg) – you can also do these holding a counter weight out in front … Continue reading

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