Cardio & Core 4 rounds and done, making SWEAT happen in the snow.

Put on a great playlist (here’s one!)

1.  Start with 10 reps of each of the following moves without stopping for a rest just like I do in the video above.  Immediately start over with 8-6-4-2 reps of each until you finish.  

  • Jacks
  • Twist jumps
  • High knees
  • Squat jumps (hit the floor in a deep squat and explode…this one should be the hardest!)

2.  Drop down to the floor for core work:

  • 60 second plank hold (on hands or ab bridge)
  • 20 push ups
  • Side ab bridge with leg lift (see video)

3.  Repeat the cardio round starting from the bottom, 2 reps of each working to 10 reps without stopping.

4.  Finish with another 60 second plank and 20 push ups before you stretch.

Extra:  If you have a jump rope, treadmill, or other machine at home, I suggest warming up and cooling down with it for about 5 minutes if you have time.

Enjoy your workout ANYWHERE!  Tell me what you think, do you want more of these?

Happy Snow Day

Cara Weaver, Making Sweat Happen

2 thoughts on “Cardio & Core 4 rounds and done, making SWEAT happen in the snow.

  1. Loved this, but missed part of it for some reason. Is one round the cardio 10-2, the core work, and then cardio 2-10? You do the full round 4 times? I did 10-2 with push-ups and some KB halos as one round. Did 4 rounds of that. Make sense? I like a lot of variety, so this was great being homebound! Thanks.

    1. Hey I just did a quick run down of what each looks like with 10 reps and stopped it so you can do it 8, 6, 4, and 2 times through then move on and come back to it. Sounds like you did a great workout Carrie. I called it 4 rounds meaning 4 sections; 1. cardio (10-2) 2. core 3. cardio (2-10) 4. pushup plank. you can repeat that as many times as you have time for!

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