Monday’s always have a renewed feeling to them. The weekend serves as a good “reset” button. A few days of rest and recovery can help us put a good kick to the next week of work or school. You should find 20 minutes in your schedule NOW to refresh your physical body and start your week of exercise on the right foot! The benefit of this total body workout is that you will work virtually every muscle in your body in the next 20 minutes. Hit this workout early in the morning and you can check it off the list of things that you have to do for the day! Jump in, get it done, and get on with your week!garfield_monday

Do as many reps of each exercise that you can in 2 minutes. Write down your reps so you can beat your max next Monday!

Jog in Place

2 minute warm up

Muscles Worked: Total body warmup/cardiovascular exercise.

Squat Shoulder Press

Extend as high as you can for a good stretch.

Muscles Worked: Shoulders, triceps, quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings.

Side Seated Leg Lift

Switch legs at one minute.

Muscles Worked: Glutes, hamstrings.

Curl and Delts

A great exercise to isolate your biceps muscles.

Muscles Worked: Biceps, shoulders, trapezius, core muscles.

Ab Twist

Twist those abs for 2 minutes!

Muscles Worked: Abdominal muscles, back muscles.


Fly away from your stress for 2 minutes!

Muscles Worked: Glutes, hamstrings, back muscles.


Burn those legs out! Do one minute on each side.

Muscles Worked: Glutes, quadriceps, hamstrings, core muscles.

Reverse Crunch

Muscles Worked: Abs, lower back.

Great for your lower abs. Difficult, but beneficial.

Tricep Dips

Up and down you go!

Muscles Worked: Triceps.

Calf Raise

Muscles Worked: Calves

Last one! Burn ’em out!

Now the wheels are greased! Good luck with your workouts this week!

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