Possibly Brutal Leg Day, 2/28/2012

Circuit 1 (four times)

  • Stability Ball rollouts, see video (x10)
  • Turkish get-ups with 10-15 lb kettlebell (x10, we can do this Kara!)
  • Sumo squats with two 10-lbs dumbbells (x15)

Circuit 2 (four times)

  • Front squats with bar (x10)*

(Replace with back squats, if you’re uncomfortable.  Be safe.)

  • Walking lunges, back and forth in hallway, with two 10-lbs dumbbells
  • one-legged deadlifts with two 15-lbs dumbbells/kettlebells (x10 each leg)

Circuit 3 (four times)

  • Run!

30s walk
30s jog (level 5-6)
30s sprint (level 7-8)
30s jog
30s sprint
30s jog
30s walk

  • Crunches, elbows between lifted knees (x20)
  • Kettlebell swings, 20lbs (x15)*

*New moves from CrossFit!

So yep, Kara called it, with her last post.  I am adding some CrossFit moves, little by little.  I don’t want to scare away our other workout buddies, but I also want to keep improving.

Update: Yep, this was definitely brutal, especially after CrossFit the day before.  I can tell my legs are going to grow some serious muscle from just those two days.  We did some hard work!  I burned 800 calories, according to my trusty heartrate monitor.  Boom!

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