As winter ends, summer sneaks up very soon afterward. Since summer clothing often means shorts and bikinis, if you’d like to get your legs ready for summertime, that’s an area you can begin to work on now. This leg workout is quick, but every minute of those 15 minutes will require your full energy. Think about how you normally spend a fifteen minute break in your day. Checking email? Playing Candy Crush? Make those minutes count. Beat the curve, workout ahead of the season, and be ready with your shorts on that first warm day.
Equipment Needed: set of medium weight (8-12 lbs), interval timer (Gymboss is a free app download)
What to Do: Perform each exercise for 1 minute without resting in between. Rest 1 minute at the end and repeat one more time. Repeat this exercise 3 times a week on non-consecutive days.
Beginner’s Level: 15 minutes
Intermediate – Advanced Level: 23 minutes
1. Weight Squat Pulse
2. Lunge Tap Left Leg
3. Sumo Squat with Dumbbell
4. Standing Dumbbell Calf Raise
5. Dumbbell Lateral Lunge
6. Side Lunge with Leg Lift
7. Lunge Tap Right Leg
Weight Squat Pulse
Sumo Squat with Dumbbell
Standing Dumbbell Calf Raise
Dumbbell Lateral Lunge
Side Lunge with Leg Lift
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