Cardio-Core Workout 3

The Cardio-Core Workout 3 is a circuit of 8 exercises that make up one round. The exercise circuit alternates between a cardio exercise and a core exercise. Each cardio exercise is performed for 10-20 reps (some exercises will require 10-20 reps per side or leg) and each core exercise is performed for 20-30 reps (some exercises will require 20-30 reps per right and left side). Depending on your level of fitness and workout experience, there are several points throughout the workout that are designated for quick breaks. Take breaks throughout the workout as needed.

  • 30-60 second break after every 2 exercises
  • 30-60 second break after 4 exercises or the half way point
  • 1-2 minute break after the full round of 8 exercises

Before you start this workout routine and any one of our workout routines, be sure to review the demos for each exercise and practice them until you are confident in your ability to do them correctly. Proper form and technique are essential to maximizing your results and minimizing your risk of injury.

Warmup for 3-5 minutes before you start the workout by practicing the exercises that you will be performing. After each round take a 1-2 minute break (longer if you need it) before starting the next round. Use this extended break time to record your notes from that round including how many breaks you took, when you took the breaks and for how long as well as any other notes that you would like to include. When you revisit this workout, you can refer back to your notes and try to best your previous performance. And don’t forget to stretch! Particularly any areas that feel sore or tight.

 

WORKOUT BREAKDOWN

Cardio, Core | Time: 20-30 minutes | Rounds: 4-6 | Reps: 10-20 reps per cardio exercise & 20-30 reps per core exercise | Equipment: bench

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THE WORKOUT