- 20 Push-ups
- 30 Sit-ups
- 20 Russian twist w/ medicine ball
- 1 Mile treadmill run
- 10 Minutes on Elliptical
- 40 Repeats of 50 pound chest press repeats,
- 30 Repeats of 30 pound arm curl
- 30 Sit-ups to end workout
Lately, my main focus with my sit-up workouts are to tighten my abdominal muscles during the movement process for more of a burning sensation throughout my upper and lower abs. I hope to see results quicker utilizing this method because ab workouts are tricky because you could be working your upper ab muscles instead of working the lower ab muscles. I try to switch my ab workouts up, but there are just some that I do not like to do regularly, such as the plank position and flutter kicks, which work both the upper and lower abs.
I’m utilizing the elliptical as my substitute for running outdoors this winter to prevent me from running outside with chances of injuring myself due to the icy pavement. The way I see it, the motions are similar, but the main perks I see for the elliptical are the different levels of adjustments, resistance, and the proper muscles being targeted. Once spring weather comes around, I hope to transition smoothly to the outdoors.