2021 Summer Lower Body Routine

Kettle bell squat (holding kettle bell @ chest) after each squat do a knee raise alternating legs 10-15 pounds 12-16 reps

Single leg Romanian deadlift (reach until you feel stretch in hamstring) 10 reps

Reverse lunges holding dumbbell high in 1 hand and low in the other 5-8 pounds 8 lunges each side

Donkey / glute kicks (starting on all 4s – alternately kick feet straight back to squeeze glutes

Alternating lateral lunges (feet wider than shoulders opposing leg straight – working leg bent – back and fourth)

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Burpees 12 reps

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V-shaped crunches 15 reps

Jumps side to side and front to back 20 jumps

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Side planks (as many seconds as possible) 2 sets each side

Author: Chris Bruni

Christina Bruni is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir Left of the Dial. She contributed a chapter "Recovery is Within Reach" to Benessere Psicologico: Contemporary Thought on Italian American Mental Health. As well as an author and activist, Bruni is an artist and athlete.

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