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Here are the daily workouts for January 27 – February 2, 2014.

We always recommend that you stretch and complete a five-minute warm-up before and a five-minute cool-down after every workout.

MONDAY, JANUARY 27 – Lower-Body Muscle Build Routine

Details: Do three sets and increase weight as reps while the number of reps decreases for each set (Set 1: 12 reps, Set 2: 10 reps, Set 3: 8 reps):

  • Lunges
  • Squat press OR front squat
  • Single-legged dumbbell deadlifts
  • Hamstring curls
  • Leg extensions
  • Calf raises

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28 – Magness Arena Workout

Details: Start your workout on the stairs of Magness Arena before moving to the Coors Fitness Center:

  • Stairs: One round using every step
  • Stairs: One round using every other step
  • Stairs: One round skipping two steps at a time
  • Squats: Five sets, 10 reps
  • Push-ups: Five sets, 10 reps
  • Dips: Five sets, 10 reps
  • Reverse pull-ups: Five sets, 10 reps
  • Crunches: Five sets, 10 reps

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29 – Arms, Legs and Core Workout

Details: Complete three sets of the following activities:

  • Push-ups: 25 reps
  • Lunges: 50 reps (25 on each leg)
  • Sit-ups: 75 reps

THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 – Arms and Shoulders

Details: Complete five sets of each. The number of reps will increase each set for dips and decrease for each set for push-ups:

  • Dips: 5-10-15-20-25 reps
  • Shoulder press: 5 reps
  • Push-ups: 25-20-15-10-5 reps

FRIDAY, JANUARY 31 – 20-10 Workout

Details: Start with 20 reps of each activity for the first set, then reduce the number of reps by two for each following set until you are 10 reps (20 first set, 18 second set, 16 third set, etc.). Track how long it takes you to complete the workout.

  • Pull-ups (if assisted, add weights and reduce to half the reps)
  • Dips (if assisted, use two or three plates less on the machine)
  • Single-legged squats (number of reps is for each leg; put your opposite foot on a bench behind you)
  • Leg raises (lift your head and keep your shoulders down)

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1 – 20 Minutes, 20 Reps

Details: For each minute, progressively add one rep to each activity, starting with one (first minute = one rep, second minute = two reps, etc.). Try to get to 20 reps for the 20th minute.

  • Push-ups
  • Jump squats
  • Pull-ups
  • Sit-ups

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 – Body Circuit

Details: Do each activity for one minute until you complete the circuit, stretch, then repeat:

  • Mountain climbers
  • Plank
  • Crunches
  • Side plank on the right
  • Reverse crunches
  • Side plank on the left
  • Seated twists

Stay tuned for next week’s workouts, coming soon!

*Don’t know some of the activities? Stop by the Coors Fitness Center, and our staff and trainers will help you out!