Find Your Inner Athlete: 12 Weeks of Beginner Workouts - Page 6

Jessica Hedrick

Coach

San Francisco, California, United States

Yoga, Dance

The Beginner Workout focuses on cultivating an athletic lifestyle by building the foundation for overall strength, conditioning, and flexibility. This workout will guide you through two workouts per week, with a third day called the "Athletic Exploration Day." This day is a special time for you to explore different fitness disciplines, have fun, and try something new in your personal fitness journey.

 

This beginner workout cycle focuses on the basics of a successful fitness program.  The workouts are designed to help you get stronger and move better.

 

Journey into a renewed healthy lifestyle as you develop a new fitness routine, regain your body confidence, and have fun. You will need a kettlebell and/or dumbbell set, yoga mat, great music, and a smile to complete this programming.

 

Enjoy your athletic journey. Smile and get to it!

 

Week 6

Day 1

Walk 5 mins
Jog 2-3 mins

 

Repeat 4x:

  • 25 Jumping Jacks
  • 25 March Elbows to Knees
  • 25 Walking Lunges
  • 25 Burpees
  • 25 Mountain Climbers

 

Stretch

  • Sphinx (photo below) 30 secs
  • Upward Dog 30 secs
  • Childs Pose 30 secs
  • Downward Dog 30 secs
  • Wild Thing R Side (Flip Your Dog) 10-20 secs
  • Downward Dog 30 secs
  • Wild Thing R Side (Flip Your Dog) 10-20 secs
  • Downward Dog 30 secs
  • Forward Fold 30 secs
  • Tadasana 30 secs

 

Day 2

March 3 mins
Kettlebell Swing Ladder:
5, 7, 9, 11, 13 - 13, 11, 9, 7, 5

 

Stretch

  • Forward Fold 30 secs
  • Downward Dog 30 secs
  • Runners Lunge R Leg 30 secs
  • Hamstring Stretch R Leg 30 secs
  • Forward Fold 30 secs
  • Downward Dog 30 secs
  • Runners Lunge L Leg 30 secs
  • Hamstring Stretch L Leg 30 secs
  • Downward Dog 30 secs
  • Forward Fold 30 secs
  • Tadasana 30 secs

 

Day 3

Day 3 of each week will be your athletic exploration day. I want you to try different classes in your local area. Some classes you will enjoy, others you will choose to not attend again but it is important to try new things when creating your personalized athletic lifestyle. Have fun in this exploration, and find what makes you happy.

 

Find a Beginners Olympic Lifting class in your area.

Here is an example of an Olympic lifting gym.

 

Click on the number below that corresponds to the week of training you're in.

 

 

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