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PAUL GRACY CUSTOM WORKOUT

Hey there Paul!  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!

WRIST WARM UP

FULL BODY FLEXIBILITY


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

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 3 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

FIGURE 4 PISTOL SQUAT

Description: Stand with the pole on one of your sides. Hold the leg further away from the pole out in front of you. Cross one leg over the other, and perform a pistol squat as far down as you can control with help form the pole for balance.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps each leg

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, 10 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

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, 3 reps with 15 second holds.

WALL BRIDGE

Description: Start by standing 1-2 feet away from the wall. Lean back as far as you can to bridge against the wall. The goal is to eventually have your hands flat against the wall and start walking your hands down. Eventually this will progress to a full bridge.

Goal: 3 rounds of 10 reps.

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.

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

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.

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

BENT KNEE COMPRESSION HOLDS

Description: Balance in a bent knee v-stand with your arms behind your legs. Use your core to not lose the compression as you straighten out one leg at a time.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 leg kicks each leg

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.

*You will need to be sure to hold a strong quad contraction and to point your toes to help the quads maximally engage.*

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 pulses each leg

WIDE HIP SQUAT

Description: This move starts with your legs far apart and rotated out to where your toes are pointed out as demonstrated. Hold onto a countertop, rail, etc for balance support. Go into a deep squat. Squeeze your booty cheeks together to power your way back up.

Goal: 3 rounds, 10 reps

CRUNCH PLANCHE HIP LIFTS

Description: Start on hands and knees with knees between your hands. You will then lean forward putting more weight through your arms before you contract your core to lift your legs to your chest working on your core compression.

Goal: 3 rounds of 8 reps 

REVERSE GRIP PUSH UPS

Description: Start in a push-up position with your hands turned at least 90 degrees to the side (if not more to face backwards.) Hands should be positioned so that as you dip down on the push-up your hands are level with your stomach. Hold your core active throughout push-ups to support spine and encourage gluteal activation.

*Keep elbows close to side as much as possible to maximize triceps engagement.*

Goal: 3 rounds of 10 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