Fit for Life – Tuesday July 30, 2019

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Just a note to remind everyone that we are coming to the end of July – wow that went fast!!  The August long weekend is fast approaching and there will be NO CLASS on MONDAY AUGUST 5.

Strength Focus

Every 1:30 minute for 6 Rounds

3 Perfect Push-ups

Conditioning Workout

4 lengths Farmer Carry
then 4 rounds of:

10 renegade row
10 KB Swing
10 Thrusters
3 Burpees or 6 lunges
then 4 lengths Farmer Carry

 

 

 

Fit for Life – Monday July 29, 2019

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Thank you to everyone who came to class last Thursday, we had a lot of fun getting sweaty and then got to eat cake!

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Strength Focus:

Every 2 minutes for 6 sets complete

4 reps

Each sets should follow the rate of perceived exertion of:

5       6      7      7      8     8

 

Conditioning Workout
20-15-10
Goblet Squats
10-8-6
Sumo Deadlift High-pull

Then
4 sets of 10 single leg glute bridge

Fit for Life – Thursday July 25, 2019

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“Getting older is a blessing that not everyone gets to do.  It’s not a given.  It’s a privilege.”
– C. Diaz

Flowers arrived for me this afternoon from Sideroad Farm, one of my favourite famers at the Collingwood Farmers Market.  They were ordered as a surprise for me from my lovely husband.  I didn’t even know that they delivered flowers!!  Such a special treat to celebrate getting older.

Many of you know that I am turning 50 and tomorrow is the big day.  I realize it is just another number and I am so very fortunate to have my health and a beautiful family to celebrate with me.  I am also very fortunate to have found all of you who are constantly showing up to class and giving me such wonderful role models on life and active ageing.

Here is the work for tomorrow, can you see the hidden theme in the workout???

Strength Focus
Complete 4 sets of

A) Banded squats  6-10 reps

alternate with

B) Banded Pull Throughs  10-15 reps

Conditioning Workout (50)
Complete 5 rounds of:

10 squats
10 ring rows
10 step ups
10 KB swing
10 push press

*can be scaled to 6 or 8 reps per exercise

Fit for Life – Monday July 22, 2019

 

Deep squat and ankle mobility

Strength Focus

Squats – warm up with 2 sets of 5 squats to find a weight that is 6-7/10 RPE for you.
Then, every 2 minutes for 5 rounds complete 5 TEMPO squats.

Banded Hip Hinge – every 1:30 minutes for 4 rounds, complete 20 reps

Core Conditioning

KB March – 30 seconds work, 30 seconds rest – 4 rounds

Fit for Life – Tuesday July 16, 2019

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Strength Focus

Banded Bench Press

Warm-up with 2 sets of 5 reps with empty barbell

Then using band, progressively load for 5 sets of 5 reps

Then chin up review

Conditioning Workout 

Working for 10 minutes, complete as many rounds as possible, resting as needed

3 chin ups
6 ring rows
3 burpees
2 lengths front rack farmer carry