The Brazen 15-30-45 Minute Holiday Crunch Workout

By BrazenWoman

If you've got 30 minutes then you've got time to work up a bit of a sweat. Try these exercises from Reggie Chambers that work your upper and lower body and get your heart pumping too. 

  • Pushup

    Begin in a high plank position, arms straight and legs extended behind. If this is too difficult, bring knees to the floor. 

  • Pushups

    Keeping core tight, lower body to floor, chest first. Push back up to start position. 

  • Good Mornings

    Stand straight with a weight bar (or broomstick) behind your head. 

  • Good Mornings

    Keeping core tight and legs straight, bend forward at waist until chest is parallel to the floor. Straighten up again. 

  • Side Lateral Raise

    Stand with a weight in each hand, elbows and knees slightly bend, core tight. 

  • Side Lateral Raise

    Raise weights to shoulder height and then lower. 

  • Bicep Curls

    Stand straight with knees slightly bent, a weight in each hand. Keeping wrists straight, bring weights up towards chin. Lower them back down.

  • Bicep Curls

    Raise the left weight towards chin and lower. Repeat with the right. Then both. That's one rep. 

  • Dips

    Place hands on a weight bench or the second or third from the bottom step of a stair case. Extend legs straight out, with elbows straight behind you. 

  • Dips

    Slowly bend elbows, lowering body closer to the ground. Keep elbows cocked behind and legs straight. 

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  • Stiff Legged Dead Lift

    Stand straight with a weight in each hand. Bend knees slightly and begin to hinge forward, shooting your booty backward and keeping chest up and back straight.

  • Stiff Legged Dead Lift

    When back is parallel to ground and weights are just below knee, pause. Then using butt, pull yourself to a standing position. 

  • Running with High Knees

    Run in place, bringing knees up as high as you can. 

  • Jumping Jacks

    Begin by standing with arms by side, legs together. Jump up, bringing arms up by ears and legs out (like in a starfish position). 

  • Jumping Jacks

    End in starting position with hands at the side and legs together. 

  • Item 1

    Start in a standing position. Bend knees and jump or lower to a prone pushup position. 

  • Burpee

    Begin to push up to your hands and knees. 

  • Burpee

    Raise to you hands and knees and then push up or jump to stand. 

  • Burpee

    End in your starting position, standing straight up.