Friday, February 28, 2014

Training With A Professional | Fitness Friday


Tricep Start Push Down
I have been inspired by KLP and the other beautiful divas with their #Fitness Friday posts! I will be running with KLP in the "Runway 5k" at the end of March then the "Color 5k Run" the first week of May!! Ahhh ... So, I need to really get my body ready for these runs and keep my cardio up to stay healthy.

I dance professionally (modern/ballet) so I am constantly moving every week (about 5-6 hours of rehearsals :/). However, I admit that I can do SO MUCH more with my fitness. So, I am on a mission to workout the right way. Hence, my "Professional Fitness Sessions"! I am a lucky girl, however, with an awesome PERSONAL TRAINER BF! Woot woot!!

I figure that while I am training, I can share some of our workout sessions! Hopefully some of you will try out these moves! :)

Tricep End
Workout Session:
[A]    5-10 minute cardio warmup - I walked on the treadmill at a steady pace. I increased the speed slightly to get my heart pumping but definitely did not over do it!
[B]   Stretched out my legs - lunge stretch primarily.
[C] Bulgarian Split Squats - 3 sets of 10-12 with two sets being with a weight. I was not a fan of this, however I felt the benefits! He says the lower the better. Check out pictures!
[D] Machine Chest press - 3 sets of 10-12 - This was working my chest/shoulders and triceps. Keep your wrists straight!
[E] Lat pull down - 3 sets of 10-12 - we used three different handle bars (grips). Check out pictures!
[F] We finished with bicep curls and tricep push downs! Pictures! I realize that my biceps are not as strong as I thought they were!


From Left to Right: Bulgarian Split Squats from start position to end position; Lat Pull down with a neutral grip from end position to start (picture kinda backwards! lol).

What exercises do you complete in the gym!?

xoxo
Keyda

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6 comments:

  1. LUCKY YOU! A personal trainer as a BF! And how did I not know you are a professional dancer? That's awesome!

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    1. Yes! I'm actually shy to say it lol but show is coming!

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  2. The main thing is to stay focus. My favorite workout routine is dancing. I dance until I sweat #ShaunT. A long walk in the park is great too. I cannot wait for spring to get here so I can workout outside. Kisses!

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    1. Dancing is the fastest way to get it all tight! And I love hikes! Xoxo

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  3. Woot woot to the Personal trainer BF! Good luck with your training and the runs you have signed up for! I am also planning to do a few 5k runs myself!

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  4. Now I'm terrified to train with Marc!

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