Are you ready to elevate your energy and put a little spring in your step?! After a long winter season, I bet it’s safe to say… “YESSS! Bring it on!”

I have you covered with an effective and time saving Total Gym workout that can fit into your busy schedule. This Total Gym workout will maximize your time by combining cardio and strength movements into a quick and powerful circuit. By incorporating both cardio and strength movements, your body will be strengthening and conditioning simultaneously to spring clean your muscles.


The “Spring Clean Your Body” series contains two parts. If you missed Part 1, be sure to check it out so you can get your nutrition on track with the best seasonal produce to help nourish and cleanse your body. Click here to check it out.

This is Part 2 of the series and contains the “Bunny Burner Workout”. So let’s “hop” to it and get your body moving and put that spring into your step!


Along with good nutrition comes a good movement session! To put a little spring in your step, I have the perfect cardio burner circuit that will not only build strength, but will also energize your body! I call it the “Bunny Burner Workout”- themed for the spring of it! So put your squat stand on and let’s get hoppin’…

Accessories: Squat Stand

Level: Medium-High Incline (Adjust and modify as needed)
Approximate Circuit Time: 5 continuous minutes/ round (timed for 60 sec./ex)


• Learn the exercises properly before executing the workout.

• Perform the following exercises listed in circuit format for 10-20 reps/ exercise or set a timer for 45-60 seconds/ exercise.

• Repeat as many rounds as desired.

Supine (belly up)

● Squat Hops
● Alternate Hops
● Single Leg Hops

Side Lying

● Single Leg Hops (R/L)

Prone (face down)

● Glute Press (no hopping)

Please check out the video to see how these exercises are performed on your Total Gym.

It’s always a great reminder to take a moment to pause, smell the blooming roses, and be grateful for the health you give your body.

Hop to it and train hard!


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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