Fiscus Fitness Challenges

Fitness Challenge Day 66

Posted on March 12, 2014

The workout below is for Wednesday, March 12th.  It's the second upper body workout in your four day split. Warm-Up Take a brisk five minute walk or jog in place for two minutes. Lying Crossover Knee Stretch Side Lunge with Side Reach Lunge & Rock Upper Body Pull ...

Fitness Challenge Day 65

Posted on March 11, 2014

Your challenge Tuesday is to complete the steady state cardio workout below. Let us know if you can get through all the circuits without taking a rest!  If you prefer try an option below as long as you do it for at least 45 minutes and maintain a steady, moderate heart rate. This would be a ...

Fitness Challenge Day 64

Posted on March 10, 2014

Warm-Up Take a brisk five minute walk or jog in place for two minutes. Lying Crossover Knee Stretch Side Lunge with Side Reach Lunge & Rock   Lower Pull Workout Three rounds of the following circuit, resting one minute between each circuit. Squat and Kick (Right) ...

Fitness Challenge Day 63

Posted on March 9, 2014

We are heading into the home stretch everyone!  The next few weeks the weight workouts are going to pick up as the cardio workouts drop off.  The goal is to improve your body composition between now and the end of the contest.   Here are some tips to finish the contest, ...

Fitness Challenge Day 62

Posted on March 8, 2014

Saturday's challenge is to reduce you television time for the entire week ahead.  Sit down and think about how you can cut back on TV for the next seven days.  If your profession and/or lifestyle allows it, cut back on computer time as well... or at least surfing the computer, ...

Fitness Challenge Day 61

Posted on March 7, 2014

We hope you did well with the fitness test. Today’s challenge is the short—yet intense cardio interval workout. Work as hard as you can to get the most benefit. If you have any musculoskeletal problem, joint pain, or a previous injury... there are several modifications offered for ...

Fitness Challenge Day 60

Posted on March 6, 2014

Today is a testing day.  Hopefully, you have followed the challenge schedule and are coming off of two complete rest days.  If you chose to do additional workouts, you may find your scores are not as high as you expect.  That's simply because your muscles are still ...

Fitness Challenge Day 59

Posted on March 5, 2014

Your challenge Wednesday is to sleep!  Try to get the recommended eight hours. Plan out what you need to do in order to get a good night's rest: ask for help from family members, put your phone on silent and take care of any obligations ahead of time.   To find out why logging ...

Fitness Challenge Day 58

Posted on March 4, 2014

Tuesday you are doing monster sets for your arms and abdominals.  Keep up in the intensity with this workout.  If the first set is too easy... don't count it.  Instead, consider it a warm up set. Then, re-adjust the weight to make it harder and start again.  By the last ...

Fitness Challenge Day 57

Posted on March 3, 2014

Monday's challenge is all about healthy recipes. Your participation can earn you a gift certificate to If The Shoe Fits. You are all almost two thirds of the way through the challenge.  In order to maintain your healthy habits afterward, it's important to have a collection of ...

Fitness Challenge Day 56

Posted on March 2, 2014

Sunday's monster set is legs.  Remember: monster sets focus on one muscle group or two synergist muscle groups in a circuit like fashion-- going from one exercise to the next-- back to back. A note about the week ahead: we will finish up the "D" workouts and then we are ...

Fitness Challenge Day 55

Posted on March 1, 2014

Saturday's challenge is to slow down!  You have the option to practice yoga, meditate or take a yoga class that incorporates medidation. To find out more about the different styles and benefit of yoga, click here. Besides visitng a yoga studio or popping in a home DVD, there ...