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Workouts of the Week: Quick Holiday Workouts

By December 25, 2013

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Merry Christmas, to those of you who celebrate the holiday. To those who don't? Merry Wednesday! Whatever you're doing today, you'll be happy to know that you have no excuse for not exercising today because I've put together the perfect quick and dirty circuit workout. I know...I know. Just call me Paige-a Claus. Or you can call me something else, just don't leave it in comments because I have to delete bad words.

Whatever you do, enjoy your time with family and friends.

And your workout.

10-Minute High Intensity Circuit Workout

  1. Jog in place (This is a warm up - please extend this to a longer warm up if you need to!)
  2. Front Kick with Planks
  3. Mountain Climbers
  4. Burpees
  5. Jog in place
  6. Plyo-jacks
  7. Moving Pushups
  8. Dips With Leg Extensions
  9. Planks with Knee Bends
  10. Bridge with Leg Drop

More Christmas Day Workout Ideas

November 22, 2011 at 8:10 pm
(1) TrainerMike says:

Great article, especially with everyone being so busy around the holidays. I especially like kettlebell swings, because they really work the core and the posterior chain. If you don’t have a kettlebell, you can even do them with a dumbell, a sandbag, or whatever is handy.

November 24, 2011 at 3:47 am
(2) PumpkinSpider says:

I’m a (probably) overly-considerate apartment-dweller – so I’m very wary of exercises that involve jumping or anything that will cause thumpy-noises and annoy my lovely downstairs neighbours.

What would you recommend as an ‘apartment-dwellers work-out’…?

November 28, 2011 at 4:36 pm
(3) Remix Workouts says:

To keep it quiet and low impact, extend your body on tip toes instead of jumping (squat-jump). Your calves will love it. Jump outside when you get the chance to maintain bone strength. You can still get intensity without jumping. The kettle bell swings, front kick with planks, etc. performed in a circuit should get your heart rate going!

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