It is very important to warm up before each session. This video will take you through a general warm-up. You may want to do a specific warm up with light weights before you go into your main phase too.
This is a beginners 20 minute barbell workout. You will need a studio barbell and a variety of weights in case you would like to increase or decrease the weight.
This 20 minute barbell workout is focused on the lower body. You will need a mat or a bench for this as you will be using the barbell for hip thrusts.
Using your barbell we will focus on the upper body, using rows, bench presses and push presses. We will target back, chest, shoulders and arms.
Using a set of dumbbells we will push ourselves to lift heavier and get some unilateral work in. This is a short workout but it packs a punch.
This TABATA style workout will have you sweating. Each round has two exercises that are paired together to give maximum pump. All you will need is a long resistance band. If you don't have these I highly recommend getting a set, you can purchase these https://amzn.to/3mZJIHo (affiliate link). Resistance bands are so versatile and easy to travel with.
After you complete each workout make sure you do a full cooldown. This helps keep you moving and may stop you feeling sore.
This 4 minute Pilates warm-up is the perfect complement to any of the Pilates based workouts in the 5 Day challenge.
This 5 minute warm-up will pair well with the bodyweight workouts featured in this 5 day challenge.
This 20 minute Pilates routine will help you to increase your strength and endurance on the mat. Using only your body weight as resistance this routine will help you to build confidence in your body.
This 15 minute workout will help you to raise your pulse with options for high and low impact. This workout may be short but you are guaranteed to get sweaty by the end.
This 15 minute lower body workout requires no equipment. That is not to say it's easy. We will be pulsing and holding throughout the workout to feel the BURN!
Give me 15 minutes and I will give you strong arms and abs. This workout is equipment free but you will feel stronger after completion.
This 15 minute routine will focus on Pilates moves that increase flexibility and mobility. No equipment is required for this except your mat.
If you need a cool down or want to wind down with extra stretches give this 10 minute stretch routine a go.