Tag Archives: Cardio

26-minute A-Z Bodyweight Workout

After 26 blogs, 26 exercises, 26 instructional videos, and 26 @BrookBenten Instagram posts, it all comes down to this 26-minute workout!

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X is for X Jumps

X Jumps are cardio exercises that work the gluteus medius and minimus; the lateral deltoids; and the core. In other words, they work the same muscles as jumping jacks– but the intensity is much greater! An “X Jump” is a … Continue reading

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M is for Mountain Climbers

Mountain Climbers are a cardio exercise that also strengthen the shoulders, core, legs, and glutes. They improve hip mobility. This exercise is somewhat challenging for beginners. To make it a little easier on the heart, lungs, and legs, slow down … Continue reading

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J is for Jumping Jacks

Jack LaLanne (1914-2011), began his fitness television show,  which aired from 1953-1985, with a set of jumping jacks. I, personally, had the honor of witnessing this man they call “The First Fitness Superhero” at IDEA World, the Super Bowl of … Continue reading

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F is for Froggies

Froggies, or “Frog Leaps” to be specific, are aerobic moves that strengthen the quads (thighs), abductors (outer thighs), gluteus medius and minimus (sides of the butt), and gluteus maximus (middle/biggest part of the butt). They also improve hip mobility (unlock … Continue reading

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C is for Cardio

Cardiovascular fitness is important, not only for your overall physique, but also for the health of your heart and lungs. Cardio comes complete with a post-workout endorphine kick that may keep a pep in your step for hours that follow! … Continue reading

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Food and Fitness Friday 5

Summer is a great time for water. Rower, that is! What I love about rowing is that it works the quads, core, arms, upper back, lower back, glutes AND hamstrings! It also provides intense cardio!! As a mom, I’m all … Continue reading

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SandBell Total Body Blast

Similar to SandBell Ciruit, SandBell Total Body Blast follows a series of 7 exercises through three progressions. The movements include a Squat, Abs/Core, Power, Cardio, Push-Up or Press, Row/Back, and Complex Core exercise. {After you have been teaching this format … Continue reading

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20 Minutes to Slim and Sculpted

This “20 Minutes to Slim and Sculpted” SandBell® workout was featured in the September 2012 issue of Prevention Magazine.  In video, I explain each exercise.  That video will post early January 2015!  (HERE it is: http://www.hyperwear.com/blog/20-minute-sandbell-workout/ http://www.hyperwear.com/blog/20-minute-sandbell-workout-part-2/) Here is a … Continue reading

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