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Wellness Wednesday: The 10 Minute Fat-Burning Workout + Summer SWEAT Series Finish Line Giveaway!

Sharing a 10 Minute Fat-Burning Workout. This is a great workout to do when you’re short on time or traveling. It burns over 100 calories in 10 min!

Hi! I apologize for the downtime on my site today. What a mess! Anyway I’m back with an epic Wellness Wednesday post that I was able to tie into the #SummerSWEATSeries. If you’re following our program along, I hope that you’ve been enjoying the workouts and meal plan. I’ve been doing my best to prep the meals and do the workouts; it’s been SO MUCH FUN! In fact, last night I made Lee’s Kung Pao Chicken and it was AMAZING; I can’t wait to have it for dinner tonight.

Ever since we started the Summer SWEAT Series, I’ve realized how much I needed to have a program that was realistic enough for me to stick to. Each and every time I’ve tried to follow a diet or meal plan, I always end up bingeing on the things I have felt were off limits. That’s why when we put this meal plan together, we thought about the foods that we LOVED to eat (including dessert!). And the workouts? Well, they’re definitely tough but the Facebook group is keeping me motivated, so thank you for coming along on this journey with Lee and me.

Even though we have planned workouts, I know that there are some days were I have a million things to do. Especially lately! And what does that mean exactly? Well sometimes I’m not able to get in a good 30 minute workout and really get my sweat on. Other times I’m traveling and don’t have all the equipment I need to make the workout as effective as it should be. That’s where this 10 minute FAT-BURNING workout comes in! I picked a mix of my favorite tough cardio and leg workouts to create an easy to follow calorie-burning workout!

Best of all you can do these moves ANYWHERE; there’s absolutely no equipment required! And trust me, this workout is going to get your heart rate up and bring it back down again quite a few times. #SWEATFEST

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Special thanks to my friends at Finish Line for supplying me with this amazing outfit from Nike (pictured above). Check it out: Top | Bottoms | Shoes

I always love to start my workouts with a good 5 minute warm up.  A fast paced walk or a light jog is a great way to get your muscles warm and ready for a workout! If you aren’t able to run, you can aggressively march in place or step side to side. Anything that gets your body warmed up for at least a few minutes is good!

Now onto the workout…

collage of 10 Minute Fat-Burning Workout moves

Description: Complete the entire sequence 2 times for a total of 10 minutes. Be sure to warm up first for 5 minutes by walking or lightly jogging!

Sumo Jump Squats: Start in a standing position. Then jump and land with your feet wider then hip width apart with toes turned out slightly in a squatting postion. Be sure to keep your chest up and do not round your lower back. Use your hands to touch by your ankles. Jump back in with feet together and hands up. Continue this for 1 minute.

Burpees: Begin in a squat position with your hands on the floor in front of you. Kick your feet back so that you are in a plank position. Return your feet to squat postion, then quickly jump up as high as possible. Repeat for 1 minute.

Alternating Curtsy Lunges with Side Leg Lift: Begin in a standing upright position. Place one of your feet behind the other and crossing over as far to the side as comfortable possible. Keep your front foot stationary. Lower your rear knee until it almost touches the ground. Push back upright with enough force to kick the rear foot up and out to the side. Return back to the starting position with your foot back behind and out to the side of your front foot. Alternate sides. Repeat for 1 minute.

Tuck Jumps: Stand with your feet directly under your hips. Jump up brining your knees as high as you can. (I like to use my hands to tap my knees when they come up.) Land softly with your knees under your hips. Repeat for 1 minute.

High Kicks: Stand tall with your legs straight and arms hanging at your sides. Kick one leg straight out in front of you while reaching for it with the opposite hand. Return the leg to the ground to repeat on the opposite side. If you want to kick it up a notch you can jump while kicking! Repeat for 1 minute.

 

GIVEAWAY DETAILS!

I’m so excited to bring you a phenomenal giveaway from my friends at Finish Line! Without them, the #SummerSWEATSeries wouldn’t have as amazing as it has been so far. Be sure to show them some love on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

How to enter:

Fill out the form below for your chance to win an entire outfit from Finish Line (you’ll be able to select it if you win!). Entries close 7/5/15 at midnight. Must live in the United States in order to win. Good luck!

 

{Disclaimer: This post was sponsored by Finish Line as a part of the #SummerSWEATSeries. Please consult your doctor before starting a new fitness regime. You are participating at your own risk. Please modify and listen to your body!}

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