Be Well Workout of the Week: 6 Moves to Enviable Muscles

One set of weights is all you’ll need for this space-saving, full-body workout. You’ll want to grab a set of weights that’s moderately heavy for you, so nothing too light and nothing super heavy. Then, get ready to do four rounds of the following circuit holding your weights the entire time — unless you need a drink of water. Then you can put them down, obviously.
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Be Well Workout of the Week: The Ultimate Living Room Workout

Who says you need to go allllll the way to the gym to get in a great workout? You can get a tough, full-body workout right in your very own living room — without having to do your hair or look presentable. Who’s in? All you need is a stable surface, like your couch, a chair, or a coffee table, and one weight. You’ll probably need a towel too, because you’ll certainly be sweaty! Go through this circuit four times as quickly as you can and you’ll never look at your living room the same way again. 

Happy sweating, friends!

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Be Well Workout of The Week: The Two-Day Workout Challenge to Feel Strong Fast

Okay friends, this week’s challenge is as follows: You’ll be getting down and dirty with this workout not once, but twice this week. That’s right, twice. On day one, get your stopwatch ready and time yourself to see how fast you can complete five rounds of the circuit below. As always, make sure your form is on point as you push yourself to get through five rounds as fast as you can.

Then, a few days later, get back at it for day two. Complete the workout again, but this time, challenge yourself to beat your time from day one. Look at it like a game to keep things interesting.

Okay, ready? Let’s go!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Booty Boot Camp

Warning: Your legs will probably feel like jello after this workout. But it’s totally worth it. You’ll be squatting, lunging, jumping, and pulsing your way to toned legs and firm buns, with some killer abs thrown in there, too.

Your instructions are simple: You have three different rounds of exercises, and you’re going to do each round three times before moving on to the next one. Get ready to feel the burn!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: The Ultimate Mountain-Climber Challenge

The only piece of equipment you’ll need to feel the burn in this workout is a stable bench or surface that you can jump onto safely. You’ll start by doing 20 reps of each exercise listed below, followed by 50 mountain climbers, and then move on to 16 of each exercise, then 12, eight, and finally four reps of each exercise — always doing 50 mountain climbers between each round. By the end of the workout you’ll have completed 250 mountain climbers on top of all the other exercises so, this is a pretty hardcore workout. But you CAN do it. We’re sure of it.

Alright, time to sweat!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: The Ultimate Workout for Philly Trail Lovers

There are SO many great trails to run in and around Philly. Let’s take advantage of them! This week, grab a buddy and pick a trail you’ve been dying to try out. And if you’re dreading the idea of a long run, not to worry: This workout works in a whole lot more than just running. You’ll incorporate strength exercises, jogging and sprinting as you take in the scenery of your newfound stomping grounds.

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Choose-Your-Own-Adventure 500-Rep Challenge

50 push-ups sounds pretty serious, right? Even a little daunting, perhaps? Well, this week you’re going to conquer your fears and accomplish just that — 50 push-ups — plus 50 reps of nine other exercises, bringing the grand total to 500 reps! Go, you!

For this workout, you have some flexibility in how you get your 500 reps done. You can each tackle all 50 reps of each exercise before moving on to the next, or break the exercises up into sets: So, five rounds of 10 reps each or two rounds of 25 each, for example. It’s up to you, your ability level, and how much you want to challenge yourself through this workout. This week, it doesn’t matter how you get there, as long as you make it to that 50-count mark for each exercise. It’s a choose-your-own adventure workout, if you will.

Have fun and good luck!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Torch Calories By Sprinting Your Fastest Mile

The perfect post-Labor Day Weekend workout to get you back on track after a weekend of over-indulging goes as follows: This week we will start with a quarter-mile all-out sprint. No big deal, right? But by the end, you will have run — well, sprinted — an entire mile. Pretty impressive! (Go, you!)

There are no excuses with these sprints, because they can be done on the treadmill, elliptical, bike, or outside. And the workout isn’t just sprinting — while you recover from each sprint, you’ll work through the series of exercises below before running once again. Challenge yourself to complete four rounds of this workout as fast as you can to get the most out of this workout. On your mark, get set, GO!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: The Ultimate Labor Day Weekend Workout

WOOT! Labor Day weekend is almost here! And while this weekend brings with it some mixed emotions — a long weekend at the beach (yay!), but summer is coming to an end (boo!) — this workout is simply a good time. You can do it right on the sand, without even donning a pair of shoes. It doesn’t get much more convenient than that, am I right?

Here’s what you’ll do: Find a little bit of space on the beach (I suggest doing this in the morning before it gets too hot and crowded), or, if you’re not lucky enough to be at the beach, pop over to your favorite workout space. Pick a good distance that you’re going to want to sprint to. Then, start with 10 reps of each exercise, do a sprint up and back from your designated sprint point, then do nine reps of each exercise, sprint, eight reps of each, sprint, and so on until you finish one rep of each exercise and one final sprint. Whew!

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Be Well Workout of the Week: This Workout Proves You Can Do Anything for 30 Seconds

This is the perfect workout for anyone who need to be constantly switching from move to move to remain engaged. You’re going to complete each exercise in the circuit for a measly 30 seconds, working really hard during the interval, and then moving on to the next exercise as quickly as you can. You can do anything for 30 seconds, right?

Weights are only needed for the first circuit, so if you don’t have any laying around or, perhaps you’re on the move, feel free to use whatever you have on hand — water bottles, cans of beans, two wine bottles, you know, those types of things … Okay, let’s go, people!

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