August – Day 6: Girls Gone Strong

Mondays in August are for full body strength and today each and every one of you you will be a…

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Today’s exercises will test all of our strength. Shoulders, arms, core, glutes, legs…it’s all there. It won’t take long but it will make you stronger!

It’s Monday Crew…let’s do this!

Day 6 Plan:

  • Food Challenge – Meatless Mondays
  • Quick Core Workout & Coffee Break Workout
  • Day 6 exercises
  • Bonus Workout

Food Challenge: Meatless Mondays – No meat today. Can you go all day without eating any meat? Check your labels!

Quick Core Workout: Would love to see this getting done first thing in the morning to wake us up and get our body moving!

Coffee Break Workout: Great for a midday stretch out, especially if you do a lot of sitting for work!

Day 6 exercises: 3 sets of 10 (“how to” videos below)

  • Hip Extension with Stability Ball
  • Birg Dog
  • Kickback with Resistance Band
  • Dumbbell Clocker Shoulder Raise
  • Forearm Planks – 3 x :45 (1 each round)

Bonus workout: Quick extra burn on a Monday. Have a few rounds in you?

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Hope to see LOTS and LOTS of GRILS GONE STRONG today! A couple strong men too…can’t forget about Martin and Ray! 🙂 Let’s do this!

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Day 6 “how to” videos:

Hip Extension with Stability Ball – Lye on your back (supine) with your heels on a stability ball hands flat on the floor at your sides. Digging your heels into the ball lift your hips off the ground until they are in line with your torso and legs. Hold for a count and return to the starting position.

Bird Dog – You can do this exercises by just holding the position and coming back to the start or touching your elbow to your knee as you see in the video.

Kickback with Resistance Band –  Think of a standing donkey kick just with a resistance band to make it a little more challenging.

Dumbbell Clocker Shoulder Raise (Around the World)

Forearm Planks – Keep working with the basic plank from your knees until you are strong enough to come up onto your feet then hold and repeat!

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