Day 5: Functional HIIT
Advanced HIIT Challenge • 28m
With each set we increase performance (we make it harder). Why? In order to strengthen any muscle you have to load it—that means that you have to work it beyond the point of its previous condition. We do this in a healthy, functional way that mimics sport movement patterns. This workout is sure to fire up your heart rate as we move through 6 different exercises, increasing performance with each set. Equipment needed: medium weights and optional resistance loop.
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Day 8: HIIT & Stretch
This workout is full of goodness! Start off with a dynamic warm up, followed by a HIIT pyramid and finish with a static feel-good flexibility session. This advanced workout is timed so you can maximize each exercise 45 seconds on 15 seconds off:
Pyramid 1-10, repeat 10-1
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