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Fit in Five: ‘80s Edition

Personal trainer Josh Adamson says if you've got five minutes, you've got no excuse! Today, we are 'getting physical' by channeling '80s fitness legends in this aerobic workout!

Try to complete each of these moves for a full minute. Don't stop between moves; continue until you've run through all five. As you become more advanced, try for ten or fifteen minutes.  Be sure to complete a proper warm-up first.

Scissors

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Start at the back of your step with your hands on your hips, left foot flat on the step and right foot on the floor. Using a jumping motion, switch your foot positions. If you want to kick it up a bit, move around the step in a circular motion.

Lateral step hops

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Start by standing on the left hand side of your step with your right foot flat on the step and your left foot on the ground. Using a hoping motion, hop to your left and land on the right hand side of the step with your left foot on the step and right foot on the ground.

Straddle box jumps

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Start by standing over your step. Both feet should be on the ground and the step should be in between your legs. Jump and land with both feet on the step at the same time. Now jump and land back in starting position.

Single leg box hops

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Start by facing the side of your step with your left foot on the step and your right foot on the ground. Using your left leg, jump up and lift your right knee as high as you can. Land back down with your left foot on the box and your right back on the floor again. Do this 10 times on the left and 10 times on the right. Repeat.
 
Box hops

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Start with both feet on the left hand side of your step and both hands on the front of the step. Using a jumping motion jump to the right hand side of the step trying to keep both feet together. Now jump back to the left hand side of your step and repeat.

BONUS MOVES!
 
Leg raises

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Begin by lying on your left side with your entire body in a straight line. You can rest your head on the floor or support your head with your bottom arm. Now lift your right leg up to 45' and the lower back to starting position

Bridges

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Lie down on your back to start. Keep your feet flat and shoulder width apart. Push into your heels and raise you bum as high as you can. Lower back to starting position and repeat.

V-Raises

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Start this exercise on the floor with your body in the shape of a V. Starting with your hands on your side and off the ground raise them above your head while keeping the same position with your torso. Now lower your hands back to your side and repeat.








 

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