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More on the subject of Rest, and Today's Workout

After a LONG day of rest I planned a great workout for today. Rest days are hard for me, twiddling my thumbs, and I have to keep reminding myself that rest IS as important as working out! I need rest to recover and build the muscles I am working so hard on. I focused yesterday on water intake and researching some new exercises for creative inspiration- but I was cautious not to do too many reps to practice, negating my rest day (I did this last rest day! lol)

Today I am going to have a 2-a-day. Tonight I plan my full core workout with my husband (how fun is that? He pushes me!) so this morning I thought I'd try some of these new exercises to get jump started. 

This is an Upper & Lower Body Weight Workout, 150 reps, with intermediate exercises:

Supine Pull Ups 15 x 3
Single Leg Push Up 8 x 3
Single Leg Lunges 8 x 3
Low Squat Jumps 20 x 3

This took less than 30 minutes with short rests in between sets. I did it circuit style to reduce the rest time required. I felt like I could do more reps/sets but A.) I anticipate how sore I will be tomorrow compounded by the fact that these are new exercises, and B.) I need to leave gas in the can for tonight or I'll be toasted for my core workout.

Give it a try! What do you think? It was a good push and I still have plenty leftover for another 30 minutes of core tonight!

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