DAY 1

Low Carb + HIIT

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

STRETCHING

“7 ROUNDS OF 7” HIIT

Do 7 reps of each move for 7 rounds. Rest for 10 seconds between exercises as needed.

Push-Ups

Jump Squat

Mountain Climbers on Steroids

Scissor Jumps

Burpees

Plank Shoulder Tap

Jump Lunges

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

  • 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.

OR

  • Hill repeats on treadmill:

3-min Warm-up at easy pace

Walk @ 3.5 speed on 15% incline for 2 min

Jog @ 6.0 speed on 5% incline for 1 min

Walk @ 3.0 speed on 5% incline for 2 min

Repeat walk/jog/walk pattern until you hit 20 minutes

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 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.

DROP SETS

Start with heavy weight and as reps increase, decrease your weight

LEGS

Bulgarian Split Squat:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 10 | 1 set of 12

Front Squat (hold weight at shoulders):

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16 | 1 set of 20

Calf Raises;

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16 | 1 set of 20

Dumbbell Deadlift:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16 | 1 set of 20

Curtsey Lunge with weight:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 10 | 1 set of 12

CHEST

Vertical Chest Press:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16  

Dumbbell Fly:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

SHOULDERS

Wall Sit with Front Plate Raise:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16 | 1 set of 20

Wall Sit with Side Lateral Raise:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16 | 1 set of 20

5-10 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.

DROP SETS

Start with heavy weight and as reps increase, decrease your weight

BACK

Pull-Ups (Push-Ups if n/a):

2 sets of 10 reps - warm up

Bent Over Row:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

Bent over Reverse Fly:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

Face Pull with band (or weight if n/a):

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

BICEPS

Bicep Curl:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

Hammer Curl:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

TRICEPS

Tricep Kickback:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

Tricep Overhead Extension:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

AB CIRCUIT

Mountain Climbers with a Twist: 2 sets of 20 reps

Flutter Kicks: 2 sets of 20 reps

Russian Twists: 5 sets of 10 per side

Leg Lifts: 4 sets of 10 reps

Plank Shoulder Tap: 2 sets of 10 reps

FINISHERS (ADVANCED/OPTIONAL) REPEAT 2X

X Jacks: 20 reps

Sit Ups: 20 reps

Forearm Push Ups: 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.

DROP SETS

Start with heavy weight and as reps increase, decrease your weight

LEGS

Reverse Lunge with Dumbbell Passthrough:

2 sets of 12 reps per leg- warm up

Calf Raises:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16 | 1 set of 20

Goblet Squat:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

Kettlebell Swings:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

Dumbbell Thrusters:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

Jump Squat with Weight:

1 set of 8 | 1 set of 12 | 1 set of 16

GLUTES

Banded Glute Kickback: 2 sets of 15 reps per leg

Banded Clamshells: 2 sets of 20 reps each leg

Glute Bridges: 25 reps

Lying Hip Abductors: 2 sets of 20 reps each leg

5 MINUTES OF ELLIPTICAL, BIKE OR WALKING TO COOL DOWN


 
 

DAY 7

Low Calorie Day + Active Recovery Day

 

GUIDELINES

  • 1 minute walk, 1 minute jog, 2 minute walk, 2 minute jog, 3 minute walk, 3 minute jog, 4 minute walk, 4 minute jog, 5 minute walk, 5 minute jog

  • 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