Happy Wednesday, all!
Do you ever have those weeks that seem to drag on FOREVER? That’s the kinda week I’ve been having. It’s finally Wednesday-wooohooo!! hump day- but it feels that if the past two workdays have been five. Maybe it’s because I’m just a teensy bit, ok outrageously, excited about this weekend. What’s this weekend you ask? Oh yanno, just the gigantic workout bash that is Be Well Philly Boot Camp 2015.
Colleen, my blog BFF from Keep It Real Clean, and I are going together. And to say that we’re excited is an understatement. There are so many workouts to choose from: Vinyasa yoga, spin, rock climbing, fun runs, HIIT workouts. I’m gonna have trouble choosing which ones to attend. I’m personally excited for the Power Up Bootcamp lead by my friends at City Fit Girls. If you’re looking for a supportive group of fit-minded, strong women check out City Fit Girls.
That’s one thing I absolutely love about living in Philly, there is always something fun and active to do. And there are great communities to join no matter your interests.
Well, in the fit, strong mindset let’s jump into this week’s workout. Today focuses on building those strong legs-which are sure to help me get through the jammed packed day of workouts at the Boot Camp.
Skater Lunges: Starting wth your feet shoulder-width apart, left your left leg, crossing it diagonally behind you. At the same time, cross you left arm in front of your hips, bring your right arm out to the side. Complete the same movements on your right side.
Jump Squats: Start with your fit hip-width apart. Lowering your body so that your butt is parallel or slightly lower to the ground. Keeping your back straight and abdominals tight, jump straight up, raising your arms overhead towards the sky. With control, land softly returning to the squat position.
Lunge to High Knee: Complete a reverse lunge by bring your left foot backward. Lower your body so that left knee is just above the ground. Pushing through your left foot, bring your left leg forward and upward to the high knee position. Complete the same movement on the right side.
Standing Leg Lift: Stand with feet shoulder-width apart. Place hands on hips and transfer the majority of your weight to your right leg. With a straight leg, using your abdominals and hip flexors, raise your left leg upwards, trying to make it parallel to the ground. Slowly return leg to the floor. Repeat the movement on the right side.
Is anyone else going to the Be Well Philly Boot Camp this weekend?
Have you ever gone to a fitness camp/expo/retreat? Or which ones are on your list?