Boot Camp San Carlos Personal Training 9/30/14: Core – Cardio Workout

Boot Camp San Carlos Personal Training 9/30/14: Core – Cardio Workout

Warm-Up: Floor Stretches (5 min) & Review of 3 Part Breathing & Abdominal Drawing In Maneuver *Explain that drawing in the belly, engaging bladder and imprinting the spine into the floor is the key set-up prior to all movements

Phase 2: None

Phase 3: None

*Review WOD below during warm-up above. Assign groups here also. After review immediately transition to WOD stations. They can get water at any time on their own.

*Set Gym Boss or Interval App to: 40s work time, 15s rest, 4 sets

*3B’s= Draw in belly towards spine, engage bladder muscles and tuck butt

*2B’s= Draw in belly towards spine & engage bladder muscles

Perform the following exercises in a circuit for 40s each with 15s rest in between for 4 rounds.

1. Band Stationary Standing Hip Ab *Keep legs straight *3 B’s *Shoulders Back & Down

2. Plate/MB/SB Kneeling Back to Back Partner Rotations (20s each side) *Make it tough for 20s *Shoulders Back & Down *Move from core *Extend arms to make harder and use a heavy object as tolerated *3B’s

3. Side Lying Groin Hold (20s each side) *Place top leg on a elevated surface (step or mat). Bring bottom leg on top of top leg *To modify rest bottom leg on ground *Bring top hand on hip and squeeze shoulders (avoid hand on ground- creates rounded shoulders) *Shoulders Back & Down- squeeze shoulder blades *Head back *3B’s

4. Bosu/Disc Crunches *3B’s *Go back farther to increase intensity *Back should be supported by ball *Tongue on roof of mouth *Look at abdomen

5. Swiss Ball Cobra (Hold 40s) *Look up to work on curvature in neck *Shoulders Back & Down- squeeze shoulder blades *2B’s *Move forward on ball to make harder *Arms by sides *Externally rotate arms- feel stretch in pec/shoulder

6. Lower Ab Curl with Pull-Up Hang or Reverse Crunch with MB Btw Knees and Heels (engage hamstrings)-challenge with heavier balls *Maintain 3B’s *Curl from core

7. TRX T or Band Standing Reverse Flys on 1 Foot (20s on each foot) *Pull band apart with straight arms *3B’s *Relax upper traps *Shoulders Back & Down- squeeze shoulder blades


Complete 2 min of cardio after each round above- have some fun!

Circle Time-Cool Down Stretches: 5 min

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