C.A.L.I. Workout 2.0 – Stability Ball Integration
It’s time to take your C.A.L.I. workouts to the next level with the addition of stability balls. This workout adds a new variable of intensity to give you a more complete core work out.
This Cardio, Ab and Leg Interval (C.A.L.I.) workout will not only help you shred and define your abs, but it will help to improve your overall balance and stabilization, too. Check out the overview for C.A.L.I. 2.0, and if you haven’t already, make sure you try the C.A.L.I. workout 1.0!
- Cardio – First, you need to jumpstart your workout and get your heart rate up by getting on the ELLIPTICAL for 5 – 8 minutes. Once you begin to sweat, you are ready for the ab and leg intervals.
- Abs – Work your ab, core and stabilizer muscles with a variety of exercises that integrate a stability ball to help define your stomach and provide a more complete core and balance work out…Now, get ready for legs!
- Legs – Use these new leg exercises to keep your body progressing and calories burning. Your legs are also essential to doing explosive plyometric exercises, while helping you to maintain a cardio-level heart rate and fat shedding intensity levels.
- Intervals – Remember, by minimizing or eliminating rest between exercises and weaving in-and-out of high intensity exercises, you are able to maintain a calorie burning cardio-level heart rate while you define your muscles.
If you’re ready to take your ab and core work out to the next level, then check out the next segment of the C.A.L.I. workouts…2.0!
C.A.L.I. Workout 2.0
TOP TIP: This is a circuit workout, so try to move quickly from one exercise to the next.
TOP TIP: Add a C.A.L.I. workout to your exercise schedule one or two days every week.
Elliptical: 5 – 8 minutes.
Ball exchange: 30 – 60 seconds.
Squat thrust: 30 – 60 seconds.
Ice skaters: 30 – 60 seconds.
Ball crunch: 30 – 60 seconds.
45 Degree alternating lunges: 30 seconds per side.
Reverse crunch: 30 – 60 seconds.
Tick-tocks: 30 – 60 seconds.
Ball squats: 30 – 60 seconds.
REST for 2 minutes
Do the circuit up to a total of 3 times depending on your fitness level.
YOU ROCK! Congratulations on taking your abs and core to the next level! Keep on the lookout for next installment—C.A.L.I. Workout 3.0.
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