Seven days left towards strong and toned...getting on it

 
Seeing as I didn't quite stick to my dieting last week I am upping my exercise to get ready for my holiday in one week. Here's what I have used in a last ditch attempt to tone up a little more!

Wednesday

HIIT it. 30 minutes of running (for me, cycling and swimming work well too), running at intervals of 1 minute as fast as possible, then 1 minute slow walk. I up this over the work out to 2 minutes fast with 1 minute rest.
 
Then a quick abs work out to cool down and tone a bit more. I like this video from Beachbody's Slim in 6 as I think you can really feel it after!
 
 

 
 

Thursday

Tabata training. This one is a new discovery but I'll be giving it a go as it looks like it works a good variety of muscle groups.
 

Friday

Giving the muscles a little rest today and sticking with just an abs work out and some press ups. This is also partly in preparation for tomorrow's park run so I have a better chance of beating my personal best time!
 
 

Saturday

5k Park Run in the local park.
I'm a fairly new park runner but I love it. All you have to do is register and print out a bar code, then find the nearest event. They are on every Saturday morning, and you can run with others in lovely surroundings. Handing in your bar code to be scanned ensures your time is recorded, and your results are emailed to you later in the day. It's my most anticipated email all week; I set my PB in week 2 so I'm keen to see if I have managed to improve.
 

Sunday

My muscles are usually wrecked after a park run so just abs today. If I can find a good yoga or plates video online I'll use that for a bit of stretching.
 

Monday

Tabata training
 

Tuesday

 

 

Wednesday

Circuit, then abs, then holiday!
 
Obviously this is all in partnership with a low calorie, low fat and low carbohydrate diet. I'm also cutting out all alcohol to help things along.
 
What about you? Do you have any tips? Are you trying this out? And how is it going?
 
 
Share

No comments:

Post a Comment


Hi, I'm Laura. Welcome to my journeys with modern, feminine dressmaking and delicious food.
Follow

Follow Me

This month's #wardrobebuilder giveaway

This month's #wardrobebuilder giveaway
Check out the feature post for details of how to win a beautiful Avid Seamstress pattern

the #wardrobebuilder project

Powered by Blogger.

Instagram

PINTEREST

LIke on Facebook

Popular Posts

Search This Blog

Blog Button

Grab button for the petite passions
<div class="the-petite-passions-button" style="width: 240px; margin: 0 auto;"> <a href="http://www.thepetitepassions.com" rel="nofollow"> <img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Wro3h39_Yu0/VmSHBF6qQRI/AAAAAAAADd4/OQzjaZkbwBA/h120/blog%2Bbutton.png" alt="the petite passions" width="240" height="200" /> </a> </div>

Follow by Email

Legal stuff

Check out our disclaimer here