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LATHESSA WHITAKER CUSTOM WORKOUT

Hey there Lathessa!  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 30-60 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!

SPINE FLEXIBILITY

WRIST WARM UP

Follow this video twice for a full wrist warm-up

WORKOUT 1

FRONT PLANK TO L PULL BACK

Description: Begin in a reverse plank position with your fingers pointing towards your toes. You will then squeeze your core and compress your body into the V-stand. The goal here is the compression moment needed for V-stand so get shoulders in front of hips as far as you can go.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps

FROG STAND HOLDS

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.

HOLLOWBODY HOLDS

Description: This move starts by laying on your back. You will then contract your core while lifting your legs and arms just slightly causing your body to become like the bottom of a rocking horse. Keep your arms back by your ears.

Goal: 3 Rounds, 2 reps with 30 second holds.

PIKED TRICEP PUSH UPS

Description: Begin with your body in a pike position on your elbows as the video shows. Push up onto your hands while maintaining your pike position, then lower yourself back to your elbows in a controlled manner.

Goal: 3 rounds of 8 push ups

SHOULDER FLEXION STRETCH

Description: Start standing with hands on a surface waist height or higher. Then walk feet backwards and bend at hips to allow the shoulders to open. Hold position for a count of 10 seconds

*Focus to ensure that your back doesn’t arch and the movement comes from your shoulders.*

Goal: 2 reps of 60 second holds

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

REVERSE CRUNCH

Description: Start in a crunch with your shoulder blades as far off the floor as you can. You will then flex your legs up as far as you can bringing your hips and lower back up off the floor. Straighten your legs back out while staying up in a crunch position. Repeat.

Goal: 3 rounds of 10 reps

PIKE HANDSTAND WALK IN + LEG LIFT

Description: Start with feet on wall on a raised surface such as a bed or chair. You will then walk yourself back into a pike position. Staying in the pike position, lift 1 leg overhead at a time attempting to stack leg over hips and shoulders.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps each leg

BACK LEG RAISED LUNGE

Description: Begin about 2-3 feet in front of a surface. Place a foot on the surface then perform a static lunge as the video shows. Makes sure your front knee tracks over your feet and does not drop inward or outward.

Goal: 3 rounds of 10 reps each leg.

PLANCHED PLANK HOLDS

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 1 min planks

TABLE TOP HOLDS

Description: Begin in the table position while squeezing your glutes to lift your hips up as high as possible. Hold that contraction.

Goal: 3 rounds of 3 reps with 15 second holds.

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 holdsĀ 

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

WORKOUT 3

V STAND - LEVEL 0.25

Description: This move starts sitting on the ground, legs straight, feet pointed. Then, with no momentum, lean forward, and use your core and triceps to lift as powerfully as possible to lift your bottom. Focus on holding your core tight to keep a rounded posture to support your back and your shoulders forward.

Goal: 3 Rounds, 3 reps with 10 second holds

PISTOL SINGLE LEG SQUAT MODIFICATION

Description: Start standing with feet wider than your shoulders. Then squat with 90 degrees of bending at hips and knees. You will then shift towards one side then the other without lifting your hips between sides.

Goal: 3 rounds of 10 reps each direction.

PRE BRIDGE TWIST

Description: Begin in a plank on elbows. Rotate one leg over the other while rotating on one shoulder as far as you can. Hold for 10 seconds then return to a plank. Rotate the opposite direction.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps each direction.

ELBOW PIKE SPLITS HOLD

1 round, 45 second hold per leg

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