Sore Knees Total Body Workout

Sore Knees Total Body Workout

Sore Knees Total Body Workout

A workout hitting all the muscles in the body, without any squats, lunges or jumping.

I am getting old. That is what I told myself after filming season 7 of “Fitness with PJ” for Delta Cable.

For those of you who don’t live locally, or have Eastlink cable in Canada, I have a 30-minute fitness show called “Fitness with PJ“.

It’s a lot of work to put together, but we have a lot of viewers who do the workouts, and Delta Cable is pretty awesome to work with.

This coming season is our 7th, and as always, we filmed for the entire season in the summer.

For season 7 (airing in October) we filmed in July.

On July 18 I filmed 13 fitness episodes through the course of four days.

Nine of those workouts were filmed within a 72 hour time period!

In addition, we filmed outdoors, which means it’s hot like a son of a gun, and under bright lights making it even hotter than a son of a son of a gun.

Add menopause and hot flashes… and well you get the gist.

Even my hands were exhausted after filming.

However, what bothered me the most were my knees.

I have never had problems with my knees so the only thing I could chalk this new pain up to was overuse.

I simply performed too many squats, too many lunges and did too much jumping in one week.

My 46-year old knees said “enough is enough, princess”.

This is why I filmed this workout. I wanted to give other women an alternative.

Cause yeah you may have sore knees, but you can still train your upper body. You can still train your core and you can still hit areas of your legs with knee-friendly moves (unless your physio said no. Please listen to your physio!).

Okay little grasshopper? Okay!

Sore Knees Workout

Tools needed:

A mat

Workout best for:

Home

Workout rated for:

Beginner – intermediate

 

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25-Minute Total Body Pump

25-Minute Total Body Pump

25-Minute Total Body Pump

A total body workout – shaken not stirred. 

Wow, it’s been a ling time since I blogged. How long you wonder? Well, the last blog I dropped was back in May.

That’s a 3-month break in real time and like a 2-year break in terms of the internet.

My break was much needed, though. While I love what I do I hit a wall and needed some time to recoup, regroup and rejuvenate (sh!t, I should write copy for spas).

It’s good to be back though.

25-Minute Total Body Pump

Tools needed:

A pair of light, moderate and heavy dumbbells

Workout best for:

Home or gym

Workout rated for:

Beginner – advanced

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20-Minute Full Body Dumbbell Workout

20-Minute Full Body Dumbbell Workout

20-Minute Full Body Dumbbell Workout

If you want an efficient workout, this is it! My 20-Minute Full Body Dumbbell Workout leaves no muscle behind.

We cycle through 20 exercises, once through, using a pair of dumbbells so you can:

A) Workout in the comfort of your home

B) Get all the major muscle groups trained and toned in your body, as well as the stabilizers and core

Each move will target an opposing muscle group, alternating between the upper and lower body, while also getting some great ab work in too.

Tools needed:

Beginners: a pair of 5lb, 8lb, 10lb

Intermediate: a pair of 5lb, 8lb, 10lb, 12lb

Advanced: a pair of 8lb, 10lb, 12lb, 15lb (and super advanced 20lb)

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20-Minute Full Body Dumbbell Workout

 

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Muscle Confusion Workout

Muscle Confusion Workout

Muscle Confusion Workout

A couple of weeks ago my computer’s hard drive fried on me – right in the middle of formatting this video. I cried. It was sad to see my old friend Mac give it’s breath, and take my work with it.

However, my BFF did not let me down. When I got a new hard drive put in and started the slow process of putting all my files back on the drive lo’ and behold there was the video.

Still there, waiting for it’s final edit. Waiting to be released it into the world.

Well… here you go world, meet one of my new favourite workouts.

Muscle Confusion – All Levels Workout

Loving husband had a ROUGH time with this workout. He was very tired and was wondering, near the end, what he did wrong in life to be saddled up with a personal trainer for a wife.

I, of course, remind him every day that he is damn lucky to have me. And he, of course, rolls his eyes every time.

[bctt tweet=”I love being married. It’s so great to find that one special person you want to annoy forever.”]

Tools needed:

  • Weights: light to moderate

 

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50-Minute Total Body Sculpt

50-Minute Total Body Sculpt

50-Minute Total Body Sculpt

If workouts were kids, this one would be the good child. The one that does it’s homework, goes to bed and cleans up its room without any nagging.

In other words: it’s a functionally sound, total-body, great for all levels strength workout.

It’s the perfect go-to workout when you want to train, but you don’t feel like killing yourself (however loving husband would disagree. He was very tired after this workout).

Total Body Sculpt

Tools Needed:

  • A pair of light, moderate and heavy dumbbells
    • Beginners: 3lb – 10lb
    • Intermediate: 5lb – 12lb
    • Advanced: 8:lb – 20lb

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Total Body Kettlebell Workout

Total Body Kettlebell Workout

Kettlebell Workout

A total body, kill your core, kind of workout. And… if you don’t own a kettlebell, no worries! Simply use 1 heavier dumbbell (like a 12lb or 15lb) and Bob’s your uncle (actually he, really).

 

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