My favorite at home LEG workout, no equipment needed!

by Kristine on May 26, 2010

in Blog, Kristine's Favorites, Workouts

Morning all!!!

So last night I was in a skype meeting with Jody of FMG Network (who’s helping me put the show together).  Things are moving along really well!  We have plenty of audio fitness tips recorded and some Q&A’s as well.  They are going to start getting circulated soon!  My Facebook Page will also be going through some changes and there is going to be another one launched!  Hopefully very soon so I’ll let you all know when its live!!!  Its something people can contribute to as well!

After the meeting, I stayed up till 10pm to make a double batch of my Yam Muffins.

NOTE: If you do make them, do the Kobocha…the texture is much better and makes the muffins a bit drier.  I used pumpkin last night and they definitely come out more wet.  What I should do is change the recipe to half the amount of pumpkin and more oat flour if you use pumpkin (would change carb counts though).

Anyway, as promised, here is another home workout for you!  I will be doing this tomorrow!!  I took today off since I try to not work out more than 2 days in a row (doctor’s orders).

AT HOME LEG WORKOUT—No equipment needed!!!

This workout is awesome for leaning out the legs.  Its a modified workout that I got from my contest prep trainer Lori.  She rocks!!

Perform the following 10 exercises back to back, no rest with NO WEIGHTS- 3 sets total

Pop Squats – 10 reps Instructions
Split Lunge Jumps – 20 reps Instructions
Volleyball Blocks – 10 reps (jump up with your arms above head)
Alternating Forward Lunges – 20 reps Instructions
Side Hops – 20 reps (jump side to side–pretend you’re jumping over something)
Reverse Lunges – 20 reps Instructions
Walking Lunges (or 20 stationary lunges if no room) – 10 across and 10 back
Regular Jumping Jacks – 20 reps
Squat side to side – 20 reps Instructions
Volleyball blocks – bum to floor – 10 times (jump up with your arms above head, then crouch down and touch the floor)

Now, off to work!  Dropping Sienna off at Grandma’s!

xo Kristine

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I'm Kristine Fretwell, busy mom of 2 little girls, author, blogger, and former pro fitness competitor. I love almost any kind of cookie, anything coconut or pumpkin flavored, and Thai food. A perfect day for me is enjoying my family, getting to the gym, and whipping up a new healthy recipe. I've got a collection of over 300 healthy recipes, and other tidbits like fitness and health tips. My recipes have been featured on websites such as Huffington Post, Savvy Mom, Shape and Skinny Scoop.
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  • Katie

    Hi Kristine,

    Just wondering if you have any more description for the Volleyball Blocks? Is it just a straight jump upward with your arms stretched out over your head?

    I think I may be over thinking it – but would love to give this workout a try tomorrow AM:)

  • Kristine

    It is Heather! Give it a whirl!

  • Heather Iacobacci-Miller

    Awesome leg workout!

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