DAY 1

Low Carb + Tabata

5 MINUTES OF WALKING, JOGGING, OR ELLIPTICAL FOR WARM-UP

STRETCHING

TABATA

Download a free tabata timer: http://www.fitlb.com/tabata-timer

*You will complete each exercise as a “Tabata round” before moving to the next exercise.

A Tabata round is 8 rounds of 20 seconds on and 10 seconds off for a total of 4 minutes per exercise.

Click on the moves below to see a demonstration from Amanda.

Jump Squats

In and Outs

Scissor Jumps

Mountain Climbers with a Twist

Toe Taps

15 MINUTES OF LOW INTENSITY CARDIO

Consider using a bike, treadmill, elliptical, stairmaster. Keep your heart rate in “fat burning zone.” (Maintain a conversational pace)


 
 

DAY 2

Low Carb + Sprints

 

10 MINUTES OF WALKING, JOGGING, OR ELLIPTICAL FOR WARM-UP

STRETCHING

SPRINTS

  • 4 cone drill OR 7-Up, 7-Down Drill OR

  • Sprint intervals” on the elliptical, bike, or track. I do not recommend sprinting on a treadmill but if you prefer treadmill intervals, please do so at your own risk.

  • Sprint at 100% effort for 20 seconds or 100 meters. Then enjoy 40 seconds of a slow recovery pace. Repeat for 20 minutes.

AB CIRCUIT

Russian twist (optional add medicine ball): 5 sets of 20 twists (20 on each side)

Plank Shoulder Tap: 5 sets of 10 reps

Flutter Kicks: 4 sets of 10 reps per leg

Leg lifts: 4 sets of 10 reps

5 MINUTES OF LOW INTENSITY CARDIO

Consider using a bike, treadmill, elliptical, stairmaster. Keep your heart rate in “fat burning zone.” (Maintain a conversational pace).


 
 

DAY 3

Regular Calorie Day + Strength Training

 

5 MINUTES OF WALKING, JOGGING, OR ELLIPTICAL FOR WARM-UP

Do not push it or pre-exhaust your workout. If you push too hard for the cardio, you will not maximize your lifting workout.

LEGS

Barbell Lunges (hold weight at shoulders): 3 sets of 10 reps each leg

Bulgarian Split Squats: 3 sets of 10 reps each leg

Plie Squat: 5 sets of 12 reps

Calf Raises: 5 sets of 12 reps

Kettlebell Swings: 4 sets of 12 reps

CHEST

Vertical Chest Press: 4 sets of 10 reps

Dumbbell Fly: 4 sets of 10 reps

SHOULDERS

Overhead Single Single Double: 2 sets of 10 reps

10 to 1’s

OPTIONAL COOL DOWN

Battle Ropes: 3 rounds of 1 minute

(If no rope, replace with alternating arm row, 1 right arm, 1 left arm, repeat)

5 MINUTES OF ELLIPTICAL, BIKE OR WALKING TO COOL DOWN


 
 

DAY 4

Regular Calorie Day + Strength Training

 

5-10 MINUTES OF WALKING, JOGGING, OR ELLIPTICAL FOR WARM-UP

Do not push it or pre-exhaust your workout. If you push too hard for the cardio, you will not maximize your lifting workout.

BACK

Pull ups (replace with push ups if n/a): 2 sets of 12 reps - warm up

Push Ups: 3 sets of 12 reps

Bent Over Row: 5 sets of 10 reps per arm

Bent over Reverse Fly: 5 sets of 10 reps

BICEPS

Hanging Bicep Curl with Pullback: 5 sets of 10 reps

Seated Bicep Curl (Concentration curl): 5 sets of 10 reps each arm

TRICEPS

Tricep Kickback: 4 sets of 15 reps

Tricep Overhead Extension: 4 sets of 15 reps

ABS

Plank Shoulder Tap: 3 sets of 12 reps

Leg Lifts: 5 sets of 10 reps

Russian Twists (medicine ball optional): 5 sets of 10 reps each side

FINISHERS (ADVANCED/OPTIONAL) REPEAT 2X

Burpees: 20 reps

Sit Ups: 20 reps

In and Outs: 20 reps

Plank with Alternating Leg Lift: 20 reps

5-10 MINUTES OF ELLIPTICAL, BIKE, OR WALKING TO COOL DOWN


 
 

DAY 5

Low Calorie Day + Active Recovery Day

 

GUIDELINES

  • Consider a trip to the sauna

  • OR 60 minutes of low intensity cardio. Walking, biking, swimming, elliptical, or an exercise of your choice. Keep your heart rate in the fat burning zone.

  • Stomach vacuum with a twist: 5 sets of 20 twists (10 on each side)

  • OR Yoga


 
 

DAY 6

Training Day Calories + Leg Day

 

5-10 MINUTES OF WALKING, JOGGING, OR ELLIPTICAL FOR WARM-UP

Do not push it or pre-exhaust your workout. If you push too hard for the cardio, you will not maximize your lifting workout.

WARM UP (2 ROUNDS)

1 minute wall sit

1 minute plank

1 minute moguls

LEGS

SUPER SETS

Perform 1 set of each exercise, back to back, with a 90 second rest between each round.

Plie Squat: 3 sets of 15 reps

Dumbbell Deadlift: 3 sets of 15 reps

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Kettlebell Swings: 3 sets of 15 reps

Goblet Squat: 3 sets of 15 reps

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Bulgarian Split Squat: 2 sets of 10 reps per leg *not super set

Reverse Lunge with Dumbbell Pass Through: 2 sets of 10 reps per leg *not super set

FINISHERS (REPEAT 2X)

Curtsey lunges: 30 reps each leg

Scissor Step Ups: 30 reps each leg

Jump squats: 30 reps

5 MINUTES OF ELLIPTICAL, BIKE OR WALKING TO COOL DOWN

TOMORROW IS A 24-HOUR FAST + ACTIVE RECOVERY DAY


 
 

DAY 7

24 hour fast + Active Recovery Day

 

1 DAY FAST FOOD GUIDELINES

If you are fasting, you will consume nothing but water or herbal teas. If you are taking any supplements give your body a break for the day.

HOW TO DO IT: FAST

After you’ve enjoyed your last meal for the day start timer (about 7 pm) for 1-day fast. Drink lots of water or herbal tea when you feel hungry (can add lemon to water). Once you reach 7 pm, you’ve made it 24 hours. Have a smoothie or smaller meal to break your fast.

ADVANCED ⚠️ (NOT REQUIRED)

SPRINTS + HIIT CIRCUIT

  • Sprint intervals” on the elliptical, bike, or track. I do not recommend sprinting on a treadmill but if you prefer treadmill intervals, please do so at your own risk.

  • Sprint at 100% effort for 20 seconds or 100 meters. Then enjoy 40 seconds of a slow recovery pace. Repeat for 10 minutes.

AB CIRCUIT

Flutter Kicks: 5 sets of 10 reps

Russian Twists: 4 sets of 15 each side

Leg lifts: 4 sets of 10