Working out with a partner not only makes the time go by fast, but it can also help you challenge your workout more than by going at it solo. Jennifer & her sister Nicole go through a partner workout that will get your heart pumping.
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Female: Hello, welcome to Brides Made Fit, I am Jennifer Didonato. Brides Made Fit is Metro Detroit’s only inhome personal training service for brides to be and this Brides Made Fit pod cast is your source of all health and fitness information and entertainment and if you have not noticed, I am not in my basement and I am not alone. This is my sister, Nicole and right now we are in Evansville, Indiana, this is where she lives. She is a news reporter down here and she is also a certified personal trainer. We have worked out a lot together, right? Female: That is right, and I think you are the only person I could ever really workout with because we push each other equally so we kind of know what each other can do and that is just how, it is just kind of easier for us to kind of match on that level. Female: Exactly, and even before we were both trainers, we have always worked out together. We have done figure shows together and we have just always changed each other and now that we are back together, just for a brief moment, we are going to show you a pair training boot camp workout that you can do with a partner and these are movements that you can only do with some because if you were alone, you obviously cannot push yourself as hard as you could with these movements so let us get started. Okay our first movement that we are going to do is we are going to target the abs. This is a killer ab work and you are definitely going to be sore tomorrow after doing this. You really need a partner for this one and what you are going to do is called a pike throw down. So you are going to have your partner lay on the ground, with their head at your feet, you are going to have your feet together. They are going to hold onto your ankles. What I am going to have Nicole do is she is going to bring her feet towards me and I am going to push down as hard as I can, she is going to resist. As she is resisting, she does not want her feet to touch the ground. But she is going to exhale as her legs come down. Push so even if you are mad at your party and take some aggression out on them, I am not mad at her though but it is a great way because you are pushing the legs so it is causing her core to tighten up and resist her feet from touching the ground. So I want you to give me 20 of these. After doing 20, then you switch and then I will go on the ground or you go on the ground and then your other partner will hold your legs and that is when you are going to be resting and they are going to be getting the workout. Now, we are going to go onto working our upper body. I am glad you are still with me. I know what last one was hard but this one is also going to be challenging. This is working the upper body. This is going to be called the upside down military presses. Nicole, what does it work? Female: Especially for the person on the ground, as Jennifer said, your chest and your shoulders but for your partner, the one who is going to be holding your legs, it is really going to be a good arm workout especially for your biceps and your triceps, want to get started? Female: Yes, let us get started. So what I am going to do is I am going to go on the ground like this on my hands and just like in my past pushup workout, my pod cast that you saw, you want your hands to be not wider than shoulder width apart so you want to be directly into your chest, and what we are going to do is your partner is going to bring your legs up maybe at a 45 degree angle and going to come down, exhale, keep your abs tight and Nicole, what are you feeling? Female: I am definitely feeling my biceps because it is also a way to help your partner a little bit more so it is not all dead weight on them, you can help them up just a little bit so that is what I am doing, I am holding her up and a little bit helping to push her up with my arms and I am also keeping my abs tight as well because you do not want to fall back, you want to keep steady for your partner. This is a pretty tough p

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