6 Exercises to Shape Your Legs for Summer

This is a challenging routine that will sculpt and tone your legs for the summer. You should incorporate these exercises into your fitness routine. You should be doing your cardio alongside this routine. Try to do each exercise for a minute. If a minute is too long do what you can in 30 seconds. IfContinue reading “6 Exercises to Shape Your Legs for Summer”

Deadlift with a Upright Row

This exercise works the hamstrings, glutes and shoulders. Start by standing holding a dumbbell in each hand infront of your thighs. Keeping the weights close to your body, bend forward at the hips lowering the dumbbells to your shins. The movement should come from the hips. Keeping your  back straight return to standing squeezing yourContinue reading “Deadlift with a Upright Row”

Foam Roller Exercises

Foam rollers are truly great as they basically iron out your muscle. It is like a deep tissue massage releasing knots and is used by athletes. I strongly recommend it to anyone that is active. I know I certainly need it as I am very tight due to all the running and squats that IContinue reading “Foam Roller Exercises”

Single Leg Glute Bridge

This exercise strengthens glutes, hamstrings and your core as you contract both the lower back and abdominal muscles. Start by lying on the floor with your feet flat on the mat and knees bent. Raise your left leg off the mat pulling the knee to your chest. Keeping your core and glutes engaged execute theContinue reading “Single Leg Glute Bridge”

Side Lunge

This exercise tones your hamstrings, glutes, inner thighs, lower back and core. Start by standing straight holding a dumbbell in each hand. Choose the weight you prefer. Lunge down to the right side. Make sure to keep your abdominal muscles tight and do not let the knee go over your foot. Your back should beContinue reading “Side Lunge”

Balance pose

This balancing exercise strengthens and works your entire body. It works your core, glutes, hamstrings, ankles, calves and shoulders. Balance exercises improve your posture and agility. Start by standing with your arms overhead with palms facing each other Then start to lean forward lifting your right leg back. Your body should be parallel to theContinue reading “Balance pose”

Reverse lunge with knee lift

This is a great move to sculpt and define your lower body! This exercise strengthens your glutes, calves, quads and hamstrings. Start by Standing straight, hands by your side feet shoulder width apart. Lift your right foot and take a step backward.  Bend your left knee in a 90 degree angle. Back should be straight,Continue reading “Reverse lunge with knee lift”