Heartfelt Holiday Fitness: A Joyful Total Gym Cardio Workout

PART 2 of 4: Radiate JOY | Cardio Bliss
Maria Sollon, MS, CSCS, PES

Jingle all the way into a cardio wonderland, where JOY is the name of the game!

In a world bustling with activities, joy is the true essence that lights up our spirits. Keep your energy high with a cardio-packed Total Gym routine that is designed to bring pure JOY into your holiday season.

If you’re just tuning in now, this is Part-2 of a holiday series- JOY-ful Cardio. Refer to part 1 to connect to the strength of your LOVE. https://blog.totalgymdirect.com/heartfelt-holiday-fitness-a-love-infused-total-gym-workout

The workouts in this mindful movement series include:

Part 2: JOY | CARDIO

WORKOUT #2: En-JOY Cardio
Your Total Gym workout becomes a celebration of exhilarating moves and heart-pounding fun. Remember, It’s not just about breaking a sweat, it's about dancing with JOY through mindful movements. Get ready to let the joyous festivities infuse every beat of your heart!

Intention: Focus on the word JOY.

Set Up: Medium - High level | Squat Stand

• Determine in your body, what brings you JOY. Make this your intention for the workout.
• Perform each exercise in circuit format, (all three exercises consecutively with no rest in between)
• Aim for 10-15 reps / exercise
• Repeat as many rounds as your time permits.

J: Jack squats
O: one leg hops
Y: yin yang hops

J: Jack squats (J)
• Visualize: Jump into the festivities with Jack Squats. Feel the rush of joy with every jump as you engage your legs and elevate your heart rate.

O: one leg hops (O)
• Visualize: Like Santa on rooftops, hop through this workout with the agility of one-legged jumps. It's not just cardio; it's a joyful dance in mid-air.

Y: yin yang hops (Y)
• Visualize: Embrace the balance of Yin and Yang with hops that take you in all directions. The joy lies in the fluidity of the movement, a harmonious celebration of energy.

Be sure to check out the video to see a demonstration of how these exercises are performed on your Total Gym.

Light up your spirits and ignite your JOY, especially during the holiday season. Stay tuned for Part 3 where you will embrace PEACE within yourself to radiate serenity to others.

Sending Joy to You,

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Maria Sollon

Maria Sollon Scally MS, CSCS holds a Master’s Degree in Performance Enhancement/Injury Prevention and Kinesiology. She has obtained numerous certifications in various areas of fitness and is a national conference presenter. Maria specializes in Pilates, Performance Coaching, and Corrective Exercise Techniques and Kettlebells. She is the creator of the Plyo Pilates Method and has developed a series of amazing workout DVDs. She is a Master Trainer for Total Gym, Resist-a-Ball, Body Blade, Peak Pilates, Kettle Bell Concepts and is a freelance writer for Fitness accredited magazines, newsletters, and fitness blog sites. Maria demonstrates her knowledge each day and uses her dynamic creativity throughout her specialized line of work. http://www.groovysweat.com http://www.groovysweatstore.com (purchasable workout videos) http://www.youtube.com/groovysweat (workout clips)

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