Exercise with Andy: Living Room Workout 5

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  • June 16, 2017

Welcome to my new eight-week video series! Each week, I’ll share a workout from my personal exercise routine — and then do it in real time so you can follow along. These workouts are optional and are simply one of the many ways you can accomplish your ten daily minutes of exercise.

Living Room Workout 5

The two movements in today’s workout are simple, but the scheme is a bit different. For each exercise, we’re going to work our way through eight intervals of twenty seconds of work and ten seconds of rest. If you’re familiar with Tabata intervals, this structure will be familiar to you.

You’re going to get as many reps done as you can in each of the twenty-second intervals. This entire workout only takes nine minutes, and may seem like it should be easy, but trust me — this one is going to get hard.

  1. 8 intervals of :20 work, :10 rest — leg lift with hip extension
  2. 1-minute rest
  3. 8 intervals of :20 work, :10 rest — arch ups

Remember, part of what we’re learning and practicing in the Whole Life Challenge is personal responsibility. So, adjust these exercises to your ability and listen to your body and back off if you need to.

Looking to get a practical education on health, fitness, and exercise? The Whole Life Challenge can help you with that. This eight-week challenge will improve your mind, your body, and your daily habits, leaving you happier, healthier, and in control of your lifestyle. If you’re ready for a change, this is your opportunity. Click below to learn more:

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Andy is what you’d call a modern day Renaissance Man: a former professional trumpeter who attended the Eastman School of Music; a snowboarder, mountain biker, surfer, kayaker, outrigger paddler, mountaineer, and former Marine (Gulf War veteran); a professionally sponsored adventure racer; and the oldest participant to qualify for and participate in the CrossFit Games at the age of 43.

Andy is a certified CHEK Practitioner and holistic lifestyle coach. He holds a spectrum of certifications from CrossFit and is also a Vivobarefoot certified running coach. He has trained as a Zen buddhist and graduated with a Master’s degree in spiritual psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

Andy founded CrossFit LA one of the first and most successful CrossFit training centers in the world and the first to be featured in national media. He is the co-founder of the Whole Life Challenge, Inc, currently its president, and is also a consultant and life/business coach. Andy lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Julia, and son, Dashel.
  • Irene K. Cornish

    These living room workouts are great and so handy when it’s hard to find any gap in your day for a workout. And so much better than trying to do something on your own. Thank you!

    • http://www.wholelifechallenge.com/ Andy Petranek

      Thanks Irene – so glad you like them!! You know what’s funny… I like them too – I’m going on vacation for a couple weeks, and I think I’ll actually do a few of them myself!! Ha!

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