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Workout Wednesday: Keeping fit during the holidays

Kristi Coleman and Tracey Fletes at Gold's Gym in Algiers Kristi Coleman and Tracey Fletes at Gold's Gym in Algiers
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Squats

Keep legs shoulder width apart with your weight in the heels. Inhale as you sit back into a chair exhale as you stand back to beginning posture. Abdominals engaged.

Use resist-a-ball for modification.

Do two sets of 10 with 20 second break in between sets.

Lunges with ball

Keep your legs shoulder width apart. Draw one leg back in 90 degrees with one hand on the ball for modification. Inhale as you lower down to hop height then exhale back to beginning posture.

When you are able to maintain core stability, release hand from ball and continue alone.

Do two sets with 10-12 on each leg. As you progress, increase to three sets.

Tricep dips

Using a bench or chair at home, sit with hands right under buttocks fingers faced down. Lift off bench with legs shoulder width apart flex at the elbow( bending to the ground). Inhale down exhale up.

For a more advanced maneuver, cross one leg over the other.

Start with one set of 5-10. Work everyday to increase to two sets. ?

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