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Snowed In? You Can Still Work Out

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Winter can be a rough time to stay in shape with snow and freezing temps. At the very least, it can mess with your routine. So here's a quick back-up when you just can't, or don't want to, leave home.

Workout 1
- Shovel your snow.

Workout 2 - Shovel other's people's snow.

 

Workout 3 - For those icy days you don't feel like leaving your home, try full-body Quicktensity Workout!

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*Warm up with some jogging in place and jumping jacks. Jog a minute, jump a minute for 5 minutes.*

1. With a barbell, dumbbells or bands - Squat-Shoulder-Press - Go into squat position with weight at shoulder. When you stand up, press up. Do 15 reps
          ~rest 30 seconds~
2. 20 Push-ups
          ~rest 30 seconds~
3. Lunge Jumps - Jump into alternating lunge positions. They don't have to be fast, focus on form. 15-30 reps depending on fitness level
        ~rest 30 seconds~

REST 2 Minutes! Then repeat 2 more times
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4. With dumbbells or bands, alternating side lateral raises (shoulders) to front raises. 15 reps
       ~rest 30 seconds~
5. Jumping squats - Get in squat position and jump. You don't have to go all the way down, but go where it's comfortable. 15-30 reps (add weights for intensity)
       ~rest 30 seconds~
6. 30 seconds of ab crunches
        ~rest 30 seconds~

Then repeat 2 more times and you are DONE! (Stay tuned as I add mini-supersets to intensify the workout)

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This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on stage at his concert. A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true:

To make the routine easier, use light or no weights, or reduce reps.
To make the routine harder, add reps and weight!

Good Luck!

by Heather Frey
, Founder and President of SmashFit.com, Motivationalist, CPT, Writer, Artist, Spokesperson, Fitness Model, National Figure Competitor

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