Friday, May 4, 2012

Fitness Friday: Circuit Workout #2

 Here is round two of the Metabolic Circuit that can be done at home or as a quick workout at the gym. This particular one focuses on the muscles of the legs:  glutes, hamstrings, quads, and calves.  Complete the entire circuit three times to create an approximately 20 minute workout.  The leg exercises can be done with a set of dumbells for an extra challenge. Make sure you properly warm up for 5-6 minutes before you begin and coold down at the end.

1. Alternating Front Lunges (1 minute)
30 sec Ski in place
2. Squat with alternating hip abductions (1 minute)
30 sec High Knees
3. Squat with hip Extensions a.ka glute lifts (1 minute)
30 sec Clock hops 12, 3, 6, 9 
4.  Lateral Squats alternating legs (1 minute)
30 sec Quick Feet
5. Jump Squats (1 minute)
30 sec Mountain Climbers

Repeat entire sequence 3 times.

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