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Audra Lowe: Alright, this year it's time to reach your New Year's resolution. Fitness Magazine and Better have teamed up to bring you a workout and a diet that guarantee success. You might want to just trim a few inches, lose ten pounds, maybe drop two sizes, and our You-Can-Do-It plan is going to help you achieve your goal in as little as 30 days. It's our super-motivating workout that blasts the calories and tones from head to toe. And there's an easy delicious diet to melt the fat and shrink your waist. Plus, you're going to get the chance to win fabulous prizes when you sign up for the plan online. Trainer Jennifer Galardi teams up with Joe Masiello for a few great moves to gets you started. Jennifer Galardi: Alright Joe, I ate way too much of my mom's apple-pie at Christmas and New Year's, New Year's Day. So I'm ready to get my butt kicked. Let's go. Joe Masiello: Great! Excellent! So the first thing we're going to do is called the Reach and Press. And this is an exercise that's fantastic for the whole body mainly your legs and your arms. Jennifer Galardi: Okay. Joe Masiello: So what I want you to do, and I'll demonstrate it first and you could copy me afterwards. So we are going to hold the weight in the right hand and stand on your left leg. Okay, so the right leg comes up, and all you're going to do is reach the weight down in front of you, just about midway from your shin, while looking straight ahead with your chest up. You're going to stand back up again, bring the weight up, palm forward and press straight overhead. Okay. Jennifer Galardi: Can you do this without the weight, if it's too much? Joe Masiello: You can do it without the weights, absolutely. Jennifer Galardi: Okay, then let me give a shot. Any tips just to keep my balance here. Joe Masiello: To keep your balance, you want to keep your eyes forward. So focus on a point right in front of you. Okay. Keep your chest up. We don't want your torso to tip over too much as you come down. Jennifer Galardi: Okay. How many of those are supposed to do? I think I got three down. Joe Masiello: You could do about 10 repetitions. And if you want to make it a little bit easier, when you're coming down on the leg, okay, so you can take this right leg and you could shoot it out straight. That's going to help more than of a counterbalance for you. Jennifer Galardi: Oh, okay. Yeah. Joe Masiello: Okay. To make it more difficult, you keep it bent and keep it straight in, come up and press. Okay. And if you need a little bit more assistance, you can actually put the right leg down instead of the other one. So at the same side I'm holding the dumbbell on, that's the anchor leg. Jennifer Galardi: Alright next. I'm ready. Joe Masiello: Next, we're going to do something called the Frog Squat, and because we have the 8 pound weight, we are going to use this as well. Now, this is a fantastic exercise for your quadriceps, your legs, your arms and also your chest. So what you are going to do is you're going to bring your feet apart maybe about shoulder width, maybe even a little bit wider. You're going to bend your knees, place your elbows in the inside of your legs. Now at this point, it's very important that you have your back completely straight. We don't want to round or hunch, okay. Keep it straight. Now all I want you to do from here press against the weight and that's going to activate your biceps and your chest and you're going to lift up from beneath, keeping you hips locked in position. Just pull in so your legs are about straight. You are going to feel you are stretching your hamstring, drop back down with the eyes forward. Okay. So up and down. So with this we want to do about 20 repetitions and you're going to feel it in your glutes. Jennifer Galardi: Okay 10. In my school, we went from 6 to 10. There you go. Joe Masiello: Now, if you want to make that one even harder, here is the variation that you could do. You can hold every fifth rep. So if we're doing 20, we're g
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