Cathe Friedrich's Ripped with HiiT: HiiT Circuit Lower Body
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Aerobics Impact: Higher
Lower Impact: Both feet never leave the ground at the same time. This minimizes stress on your knees.
Higher Impact: Includes movements like jumps, hops and skips. Very high-impact is called plyometrics.
Mixed Impact: This alternates or combines the above styles.
Toning Emphasis: Lower Body
Upper body: Arms, chest and back.
Lower Body: Legs, thighs, hips and buttocks.
Abs: Abdominals (stomach), core and sometimes lower back.
Total body: Tones all three of the above muscle groups.
Instructor: Cathe Friedrich (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 47 min.
Street Date: 12/06/2014
Who says that HiiT workouts can't be fun?! This high intensity, lower body workout is super-charged with cardio and strength to build lean, strong legs without forgetting the fun factor. A mix of traditional weighted exercises along with plyometric exercises are incorporated to develop power and explosive strength all while tightening and shaping the lower body. A step, a weighted barbell and moderate to heavy dumbbells are all that's needed to get the job done!
Equipment Needed: Barbell ( Cathe uses a 40 lb barbell), Dumbbells ( Cathe uses a pair of 15 lb,20 lb and 25 lb dumbbells and one 8 lb and 12 lb dumbbell), Step ( 2 risers per side )
Warm -Up 5:17