Welcome to everyone participating in the Summer Slay!! Thank you so much for visiting my blog and doing this workout with me. I am so excited you are here! If you don’t know what the Summer Slay is, it’s 4 weeks of workouts and recipes from my girl Les over at The Balanced Berry. It’s totally free! This workout is part of week 4, but it is not too late to join. You can also do this workout even if you aren’t participating in the Summer Slay. All are welcome! Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on this awesomeness.
I am particularly excited about this full body workout because it is to the beat of the music. It’s SO MUCH fun! It’s one of my favorite ways to workout because you get lost in the music and just have fun! In the video, you will see me jam out a bit. Feel free to sing along or head bob, it’s just what happens when you are having fun during a workout!
Do the workout with me in the video below!! For your convenience, the workout and playlist are all included below the video.
Summer Slay: Full Body Workout
- jumping jacks
- lateral (side) lunge
– be sure to keep your knee behind your toe. pretend like there is a chair behind you that you are going to sit in.
- push ups on your knees
– it is important to do these on your knees to get your chest and shoulders warm for the workout!
- crab walks with band
– hold low squat as you take two steps right, then two steps left
– keep weight in heels, knees behind toes and chest proud
- jump squats (dumbbell optional)
– keep weight in heels, knees behind toes, chest proud, squat down and jump up
- reverse lunge with dumbbells
– step back into a lunge, keep knee behind toe
- dumbbell hammer curl
– keeping palms facing out, curl dumbbells up to your shoulders and back down. The angle here is different than a traditional bicep curl
- overhead tricep extension with dumbbell
– keep elbows close to your head
- upright rows
– do not bring your elbows above your shoulders
- bicep curl to shoulder press
– curl dumbbells to chest, twist your wrists so dumbbells face out and press up over your head
- standing oblique crunch
- plank punches
- seated in n out crunch
- squat with shoulder press
– make it one continuous movement, down into squat and straight up into shoulder press
- mountain climbers
– do them double time, or slow them down to the beat. Be sure to keep good plank form with tight core to keep back supported and hips low.
- chest press with dumbbells
– double time or slow it down to the beat
- overhead extension with dumbbells
– keep core tight to support movement, you should feel this in your upper back and your core.