Triceps and Reverse Lunge Workout with Desiree Rumbaugh
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Triceps, the area we love to hate. Let's work out. What I am going to have you do, I am going to have you criss cross those weights, grab it with both hands. I know it's a little bit awkward but try to do it. If you have some bad fingers, and some Arthritis in your fingers, I am going to have you just use one weight but if you can, use both those weights okay. Arms up, hung your ears with the arms, down enough. Now notice your lower back, are you here? No, neutral spine. Feet firmly into the earth, feeling strong, feeling confident. Come on, now. Four more, four, three, two, wonderful. This is an exercise called a Reverse Lunge. One toe with tapping, I am going to start it slowly, reverse one, come on up and tap. What are we working? Quadriceps, femur, buttocks, hamstring, also your balance. What your balance is like? Remember balance just isn't about going up on your tip toes, and closing your eyes, good. Can you get through everyday life with confident, without the worry of falling, without the worry of fracturing a bone. Do you have four more? Sure you do. Now your range of motion is dependent on you. I am not there to thump on the back and say lower, lower, lower, challenge yourself. You have to do that. Good. We do the other leg. Down, okay. Here we go. Okay I am not pushing through my knee, I am pushing from my buttocks, yeah. My shoulders are at level, my spirit is strong, good. How you are doing with that? Exhaling on the exertion, good. One more, come on. The reason I have you do a reverse lunge rather than a forward lunge, a reverse lunge is much easier on your knees. Good, criss cross the weight, here we go. Yeah. Of course you can, eight more. Now you can either stay with me or do the variation up in the corner. Four more three, pull them up, good. Single count in the reverse lunge. Here we go. Are you okay with that? Other mistakes I see in the gym are people leaning back on that back leg. No, no, lean forward, be in the work, remember be in the work. Are you in your body? Other leg, come on, come on. You are alright. Plummet, I feel the burn, hit more. Four more. Last time with your triceps go. Remember arms covering your head either with me or doing the variation, eight more. Come on now two more. Reverse lunge go. Unilateral movement throughout your day getting in and out of the car, climbing the steps, unilateral meaning one, one leg at a time. Great to train this way. Four more, other side. If you hear heart pounding a little bit, feel the breath going in and out of the body, feel the circulatory system working, yeah, yeah. Eight more. Come on. You are alright. Finish it out. Good and release. One minute upper or lower body set. Stay with me.