10 x 10 Climb and Descend Lower Body Workout

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When you don’t have time to get to the gym for your favorite strength class, this workout will definitely give you the challenge you are missing. This lower-body strength workout, for all fitness levels, is designed to build endurance, while strengthening and toning your entire lower-body. The routine builds on itself with each round, with little to no rest recommended. As each round progresses, start with the first exercise and work through each one until all exercises and reps are completed. Get ready for a CHALLENGE! 

Equipment Needed: one set of dumbbells of medium weight (8-12 lbs)

What to Do: Repeat this workout 2 times weekly on non-consecutive days for optimal results.

Beginner Level: complete 1 round. rest as needed
Intermediate Level: 
complete 2 rounds
Advanced Level:
complete 3 rounds

Exercises:

Climb
*10 Lunges
*10 Lunges; 10 Squats
*10 Lunges; 10 Squats; 10 Stiff-Legged Dead Lifts
*10 Lunges; 10 Squats; 10 Stiff-Legged Dead Lifts; 10 Calf Raises

Descend
*10 Lunges; 10 Squats; 10 Stiff-Legged Dead Lifts; 10 Calf Raises
*10 Lunges; 10 Squats; 10 Stiff-Legged Dead Lifts
*10 Lunges; 10 Squats
*10 Lunges

Lunges

Squats

Stiff-Legged Dead Lifts

Calf Raises

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One Comment on "10 x 10 Climb and Descend Lower Body Workout"

  1. Robin  March 30, 2014

    What is medium weight to you? What is medium weight to one person might be different to another…

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