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JOEL MALARD CUSTOM WORKOUT

Hey there Joel!  Here’s your CUSTOM TRAINING PROGRAM.  All you have to do is give commitment and a wee bit ‘o courage. Talk with your coach and the community to keep moving forward and making tremendous progress.  Just give us ~30 MINUTES 3-5 days a week to skyrocket your results!  Thanks for being part of the community and we’re looking forward to everything you’re going to achieve!

Form over number of reps always! Listen to your body!

WORKOUT 1

HIP BRIDGE MARCHING

Description: This move starts laying on the floor with knees bent so feet are flat on the floor. From there you will push through your feet and contract your glutes strongly to lift your hips into a hip bridge. You will hold the hip bridge while you march one knee at a time making sure to not let your hips drop while alternating legs.

Goal: 3 Rounds, 10 reps per leg

SUPERMAN WITH LOWER TRAP SLIDES

Description: This move starts laying on the ground on your stomach with your arms overhead. With your palms facing down, raise your chest up off the floor into a superman, then perform a lower trap slide (like you’re doing a jumping jack). Return your arms to the overhead position, then lower your chest back to the floor.

Goal: 3 Rounds of 5 reps.

FROG STAND

Description: This move starts by placing your hands on the ground flat in front of you slightly wider than your shoulders. You will then bring your feet close to your hands to allow your inner thigh near your knees to lean against your elbows. From there you will lean forward to lessen weight on your feet until you can lift BOTH FEET up off the ground.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps for as long as you can hold.

TUCK-UPS

Description: Begin in a tucked up position (knees to chest). Release your arms over your head and straight your knees out while laying down on your back. Then use your core to pull yourself back up into the tucked up position.

Goal: 3 rounds of 12 reps

PLANK CIRCLES

Description: This move starts in a plank position. You then will complete circles at your shoulders where the movement is initiated by the shoulder muscles. Focus on holding your core tight to keep a rounded posture to support your back.

Goal: 3 rounds, 3 reps each direction.

PIGEON STRETCH

Description: This move starts in lunged position. Place one leg in front of you like in the video. You will then lean forward causing an increase in stretch to the hip/buttock area.

*Be sure to keep your chest up and hips pointed forward.*

Goal: 30 second holds x 4 reps each leg

CALF STRETCH

Description: This move starts by placing the front of your foot against the wall with your heel on the ground. Keeping your knee straight, lean forward causing a stretch of the calf. Focus on shifting your hips forward with your knee straight.

Goal: 30 sec holds x 4 reps each leg

WORKOUT 2

LOWER CORE BENT KNEE LIFTS

Description: Push your lower back into the floor and keep your core engaged like this throughout. Raise your heels up off the ground. Keep your legs at a 90 degree angle as you use your core to perform a reverse crunch. Lower your legs but don’t let your heels touch between reps.

Goal: 3 rounds of 6 reps.

STRADDLE BACKS

Description: This move begins on your back with your legs in a straddle. Maintain the straddle as you use your lower core to raise your legs up and towards your head as far as you can without using momentum.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps.

LUNGED WALL BRIDGE

Description: This move starts in a slight lunge position with arms at ears. Then you will open your trunk to reach the wall behind you. Be sure that your back foot stays on the wall throughout and your back knee does not touch the ground.

Goal: 3 Rounds, 5 reps each leg.

Your main priority is staying low in the lunge. Keep your arms straight and lead with your hands.

PLANCHED PLANK

Description: Hold a tall planched plank as the video shows. Keep a hollow back spine and core engaged throughout. Weight shift forward over your hands as far as your wrists will allow.

Goal: 3 rounds of 60 second holds

TABLE TOP - OPPOSITE ARM/LEG

Description: Begin in a table position. Squeeze your core and glutes while you lift one leg and the opposite arm to high-five your knee. Go as slow and controlled as you can.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps each side

HAMSTRING STRETCH

Description: This stretch begins while laying on the floor. Bring one knee to your chest, and then straighten that leg. Keep your back flat against the ground. You should feel a strong stretch in the back of your thigh.

Goal: 4 reps each leg x 30 second holds 

WORKOUT 3

CROSS BODY V UP

Description: This move starts laying on your side with your elbow under you and chest open towards the ceiling. You will then crunch your core lifting your legs, but focusing to bring your elbow to your knees.

Goal: 3 Rounds, 10 reps per side

UNILATERAL STALDER PULSES

Description: Start sitting with legs spread wide into a split position. Rotate your body towards one leg. Place your hands on either side of your leg with your palms flat onto the ground. Focus on lifting one leg at a time.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps each side

COIL SQUATS

Description: Start in the horse stance squat (hips and knees at 90 degrees.) Twist further than 90 degrees to one side allowing the back leg to pass under the front leg, then complete bending the knee to the floor as much as possible.

Goal: 3 rounds of 10 reps each direction.

CROSSED ARM TRICEPS

Description: Begin in a plank on forearms with arms crossed as videoed. Make sure your lower back is not arching. Keep your forearms crossed as you use your triceps to push up one at a time.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps each arm

PANCAKE STRETCH

Description: Sit in a middle straddle with your legs as far apart as you can with your toes pointed up. Keep your back straight and arms to your ears. Hip hinge forward to feel a stretch.

Goal: 30 sec holds x 4 reps

KNEELING HIP FLEXOR STRETCH

Description: This move starts in a lunge position. Then you contract your abs to lessen the arch of the lower back and lean forward allowing your hips to open. Focus on not allowing your back to arch as you lean forward.

Goal: 15 second hold x 5 reps each leg