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SCHONDA FIELDS CUSTOM WORKOUT

Hey there Schonda!  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 45-60 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!

Extra Notes: You might not hit every rep or round, that’s ok! FORM over REPS. It may start small but will build each week to continue to maximize your gains. You got this!

SPINAL FLEXIBILITY

Description: Follow along with this video for a full-body flexibility training. Goal: 1 round at start of workout for warm-up and 1 round at end of workout for cooldown. 10 second holds per move for warm-up, 30 second holds per move for cool-down if holds, otherwise 5 reps per move.

WORKOUT 1

BODY ROLLS

Description: Start by tucking your chin to your chest, then rounding your shoulders and continue rolling down to end with your body bent in half and your hands as low to the ground as possible.

Goal: 5 rolls slow and controlled

CORE V LEG LIFTS

Description: Being sitting with your arms propped behind you. Set your core. Use your core to produce a leg V-Up.

Goal: 3 rounds of 7 reps

SQUAT FROM SITTING

Description: Begin sitting on your bottom with your legs bend in front of you (feet on floor). Use one arm and your core to push yourself onto your feet. Use your elbows to push your knees out then come briefly into a squat. Sit back down going the opposite direction. 

Goal: 3 rounds of 3 reps each leg

STALDER SQUATS

Description: Follow the video to do a stalder squat. The goal is to be able to hold the position while lifting one leg at a time (then eventually both feet), but to begin you may need to focus on squatting and weight bearing through your arms.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps. 

TRICEP DIPS

Description: This move begins by laying on your side with your top arm on the ground in front of you. You will then push up with that arm to bring your shoulders and upper body off the floor. Try to make your arm going as much of the lifting as possible to get a good tricep workout.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps.

PIKE HANDSTAND WALK IN

Description: Start with feet on wall on a raised surface such as a bed or chair. You will then walk yourself in towards your feet bending at your hips while keeping your core active working to bring your hips over your shoulders without arching your back then walk back out to the plank.

Goal: 3 rounds of 8 reps.

HANGING CRUNCHES

Description: Hanging on a pull-up bar or equivalent surface, tuck your knees to your chest then return to fully straight position.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 crunches.

*Extra notes: focus on the lowering of your legs down. It should take 2-3 times as long to lower them as it does it bring them up.*

GO HALF THE SPEED WOMAN!

HANGING HOLLOWBODY TO SUPERMAN

Description: Hold a hanging hollowbody with your core tight and lower back rounded/tucked x 5 seconds. Then control the transition to hanging superman x 5 seconds.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps.

SCHONDA - Can you active hang? (pull shoulder blades down and back in a hanging position)

PIRIFORMIS HIP STRETCH

Description: This move starts in standing. You will then place 1 leg on a raised surface causing your entire shin bone to be supported on the surface with the shin crossing your body. You will then lean forward causing an increase in stretch to the hip area.

*Be sure that the leg is fully supported by the surface. This move should be done on a couch, bed or some other wide surface that will allow your leg to be fully supported.*

Goal: 2 minute holds

SPLIT PULSES

Description: This move starts by leaning forward and allowing your hands to reach the ground with knees bent. Then slide your legs out to the side, straightening your knees as you slide them outwards. Once you reach a comfortable split position with minimal stretching, you will gently pulse your hips up and down to give an additional stretch at the bottom of the pulse and back to resting position at the top of the pulse allowing your body weight to be partially supported by your arms.

Goal: 2 minute holds

Workout 1 is complete! I'm proud of you. Keep pushing yourself Schonda! - Bethany 🙂

WORKOUT 2

V STAND COMPRESSION

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

PIKE TO PLANK

Description: This move begins in the pike position. Without moving your feet you will lower into a plank having to shift your body weight forward over your elbows. Use your core to then pull yourself back up into a pike.

Goal: 3 rounds of 8 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.

Extra Notes: Put a pillow down by your head for if/when you lose your balance forwards 🙂

WALL BRIDGING

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.

SEATED HIP ROTATIONAL KICKS

Description: Begin sitting with one leg back before you as the video shows. Use your hip and core muscles to bring your leg around the front and produce a high kick. Try not to let your trunk sway to the side to compensate.

Goal: 3 rounds of 5 reps each leg.

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.

Come up between shifting left/right if you need to. 

Goal: 3 rounds of 10 reps each direction.

FOOT SLIDING CORE CRUNCHES

Description: Begin in a tall plank position with a hollowback. Without picking up your feet (socks on a tile/wood floor is perfect), use your core to pull your knees between your arms and to your chest. Then push out back into a tall plank. Keep a hollowbody the entire time. The faster you goal, the more cardio benefit you get.

Goal: 3 rounds of 15 reps 

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 5 reps with 10 second holds.

PIRIFORMIS HIP STRETCH

Description: This move starts in standing. You will then place 1 leg on a raised surface causing your entire shin bone to be supported on the surface with the shin crossing your body. You will then lean forward causing an increase in stretch to the hip area.

*Be sure that the leg is fully supported by the surface. This move should be done on a couch, bed or some other wide surface that will allow your leg to be fully supported.*

Goal: 2 minute holds

SPLIT PULSES

Description: This move starts by leaning forward and allowing your hands to reach the ground with knees bent. Then slide your legs out to the side, straightening your knees as you slide them outwards. Once you reach a comfortable split position with minimal stretching, you will gently pulse your hips up and down to give an additional stretch at the bottom of the pulse and back to resting position at the top of the pulse allowing your body weight to be partially supported by your arms.

Goal: 2 minute holds

Workout 2 is finished! Woo-hoo!!! Take a deep breath and stay focused on your goals. - Bethany 🙂

OTHER STRETCHES:

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.

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

Goal: 10 second holds x 5 reps.

GASTROC 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 2 reps each leg

SOLEUS STRETCH

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

Goal: 30 sec holds x 2 reps each leg

SHOULDER STRETCH WITH TOWEL

Description: This move starts in standing. You will hold the towel with 1 arm that will lift above your head causing the towel to be placed behind your back. Then with the other arm you will reach behind your back for the towel. Work your hands towards each other using the towel as a guide to bring them closer together. When you have reached as closely together as you can, use the upper hand to pull the towel slightly up to give an extra stretch to the lower hand behind your back.

Goal: 4 reps each arm with 15 sec holds

QUAD STRETCH

Description: This move starts in a lunge with the back leg bent with knee directly against a wall. From there you will push your lower back towards wall causing a stretch to your hip flexor and quad.

Goal: 15 second holds x 2-4 reps per side

FRONT SPLIT WITH ROTATION STRETCH

Description: This move starts by placing the stretching leg onto a raised surface at chest height or higher. The surface needs to be on the outside of the leg so that as you lean forward you are stretching away from the midline of the body.

Goal: 30 second holds x 4 reps each leg