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What Is H.I.I.T

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What is H.I.I.T?
H.I.I.t stands for high intensity interval training.

What does high intensity interval training mean?
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Wow #9

Wow #9 is a workout designed tone your shoulders and core!
Grab medicine ball or a pair of moderate weights

The set type is horizontal rising meaning we are going to finish all 3 sets before you move on to the next workout.

Warm up:
20 jumping jacks
10 push ups
10 reverse lunges
X3

Workout
Shoulder press 15 reps x3 sets
:15-1:00 rest between sets

Push ups 15 x3 sets
:15-1:00 rest between sets

Full body crunches 20 x3 sets
:15-1:00 rest between sets

Spider planks 20 x3 sets
:15-1:00 rest between sets

Superset burnout (bonus)
Front raises 15
Mountain climbers 30
X3 no rest

Cool down:
5 minutes of stretching

Beginners:
Start with higher rest periods lower reps and sets and work your way up.

Advanced:
To make this workout harder stick to shorter rest periods, switch the push ups for decline push ups, add a cardio workout between sets or increase to 4 sets per exercise.

Let me know what you think go to Http://AutumnLeigh.com or use the hash tag #FitnesswithAutumn

Wow #8

Wow#8 is a total body workout. All you will need is your body and a little determination!

This workout is a circuit meaning we are going from one exercise to the next with minimum rest.

Warm up:
10 inch worms
10 push ups
10 burpees
X2-3

Walking planks. (20)
Mountain climbers (50)
Push ups (15)
Toe reachers (30)
90 degree crunch (25)
Single leg touch down (15 each side)
Squat jumps (20)
Calf raises (20)
Jumping jacks (50)

1:00 rest the Repeat x2-4 times

*Take a 5 minute cool down walk

Beginners: do push ups on your knees and if you need to during the toe reachers reach for your shins or knees. Just make sure your shoulders come off the ground

Advanced: do push ups with your feet on a box or stool, switch the single leg touch down to a pistol squat or add some weights.

Let me know what you think go to AutumnLeigh.com or use the hashtag #fitnesswithAutumn on your workout selfies! I can’t wait to here from you! How many rounds can you do?

WOW #4

This weeks WOW is a total body workout designed to burn fat and tone the legs, core and shoulders. Take the next 30 minutes and do something your body will thank you for! Let me know what you think by commenting below or tagging me in your social media post with #fitnesswithautumn or #wow4

Warm up :
Active stretching
5 minute walk/jog

Workout:
Finish each set before moving on to the next exercise

Calf raises 20 reps
Squat jumps 20 reps
3 sets
:30-1:00 rest

Walking planks 20
Jumping jacks 1:00
3 sets
:30-1:00 rest

90 degree crunches 25
10-20 push ups
3 sets

Repeat for 20 minutes

Cool down:
Walk for 5 minutes

4 Awesome fitness tools that will jump-start your fintess routine

4 fitness tools

Below are 4 amazing apps / tools that will jump-start your weight loss or fitness routine. To find them go to your app store on your mobile phone and search for the name of the app then press download.

1. Fitness pal
Fitness pal gives you a calculated calorie goal based off of your goals and current weight. Logging in everything you eat really helps put things in perspective and you see what’s working and what’s not.

2. Pact
Pact is like making a bet on your health. Make a bet to log your food, eat healthy and workout then get paid!It also keeps you accountable because no one likes loosing money.

3. Bodyspace
Bodybuilding.com is an awesome website that has tons of workouts, recipes and tons of the fitness industries secrets. It also has a great way to keep track of your measurements, and a community of other fitness addicts. Their app is called body space and is perfect for keeping track of progress and finding new workouts.

4. Instagram
Instagram has tons of fitness pages that you can follow to keep you motivated and post fitness tips! You can follow me at @AutumnLeighFitness

visit Autumnleigh.com for more fitness tips and motivation.