Friday 5 ~ Workout of the Week 11/11/11

by laury on November 11, 2011 · 20 comments

Happy 11/11/11!!!!

Make a wish πŸ™‚

Perform a dynamic warm-up for 10 minutes. Challenge yourself with the following circuit of 5 exercises with minimal rest between.


1. Burpee Push-Up Hop [beginners try knee push ups to plank, advanced regular push-ups or 1 leg]-perform 5 total


2. Walking Side Squat [advanced place a resistance band under your feet] –perform 15 each way


3. Power Jax -as many as you can for 1 minute


4. Seated Bicycle Crunch -20 forward and 20 backwards [40 crunches total]


5. The Ab Rower -as many as you can for 1 minute


Run through this circuit once, twice or as many as you can handle! Git at it!! Always cool down and stretch from head to toe when complete! Foam rolling is a plus!

**disclaimer-always consult a physician before entering into a new exercise program. This and all exercises posted on this site are to be performed at your own risk! If you feel any pain or discomfort while exercising you should stop and seek medical assistance.**

As far as yesterdays post I was very disappointed that none of my readers “got ” the lotion joke. Apparently I am either bad at subtly or none of you have those annoying kiasks at your mall. Every single mall I have ever been to I have been harassed every time I walk by to take a sample…then “CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION??” [Seriously I’ve had it happen at like 5 different malls] I never say yes. MyΒ  sister did once. It was bad news. Mild hand groping, possible entrapment [conspiracy!] and $120. hand lotion and cuticle care products wereΒ  involved. I am seriously intrigued as to what the “question” that they want to ask me. I am even more afraid to give in though. I was hoping one of you knew the answer.


Have you learned of any new exercise moves lately that you are loving?? Links welcome!!!

Let me know if you try the above!

PS–I posted my 6 month progress pics


Have a great weekend!



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1 allison November 11, 2011 at 6:34 am

Hahahaha i stared at the lotion thing yesterday and couldn’t figure out why i recognized it lol i got suckered into buying the face lotion a few years ago and it kept my skin moisturized all winter (which is a rarity in jersey winters!!!) I think i got it either from the Cherry Hill or Moorestown Mall. I also got suckered into buying a straightener which also works amazingly and my friend got one and returned the chi she had just bought since it worked so much better:) They can be obnoxious but some of the products really work. That being said, you will never find me buying anything from the fairy wing kiosk;);)


2 laury November 11, 2011 at 10:35 am

Hahaha…omg…that straightener is NO JOKE! I have seen them straightening girls with this gorgeous super tight THICK curly hair and it was straighter than MY hair when they were through. Nuts!!!


3 Lisa November 11, 2011 at 8:39 am

Hahaha….I had no idea what you were talking about, ok I get it know (I’m slow sometimes…). Around here, the mall kiosks don’t do that, but when I lived in Boston, it happened a lot. I tend to just put my blinders on and keep walking!
Love the workout moves…I’m about to go meet with the client, and I’m definitely throwing in some burpee-push-up combos!
My fave new (or at least something I haven’t done in a while) workout move is swing lunges! They’re no joke πŸ™‚


4 laury November 11, 2011 at 10:35 am

Swing lunhes…so so good!!! Happy Friday πŸ™‚


5 Keri @ Blue-Eyed Runner November 11, 2011 at 8:39 am

I love the burpee push up hop exercise! I am going to have to try it! Have a great weekend Laury!


6 laury November 11, 2011 at 10:35 am

Thanks you too, girl!!


7 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat November 11, 2011 at 9:11 am

No worries, I got the lotion thing! They do that in the mall that is closest to my house and it drives me craaaazy. I just ignore them and try to avoid walking past their booths at all costs!


8 laury November 11, 2011 at 10:36 am

I try too..because I also feel bad being ride to them but they’re like vultures!


9 Kat November 11, 2011 at 10:04 am

WOMAN!! You are looking so so good!! But I guess with doing killer workouts like the one above you would be smokin πŸ™‚


10 laury November 11, 2011 at 10:36 am

Thanks, lady!! I’m getting there!


11 Marian November 11, 2011 at 10:32 am

I guess I just totally skipped over the lotion joke… But yes all our malls in California do the same thing. I always say no for me and whoever else is with me. That would be a rough job to have!


12 laury November 11, 2011 at 10:37 am

I agree!!! Poor guys πŸ™


13 Lisa @ Healthy Diaries November 11, 2011 at 12:52 pm

Love the burpee push-up hop! Totally a killer! My workouts haven’t been stellar these past couple weeks, but I’m going to get back in action next week!

Sorry I didn’t catch the joke about the lotion. I was so out of if yesterday! lol Opps!


14 laury November 11, 2011 at 5:21 pm’s okay I am not that funny anyway πŸ˜‰


15 the delicate place November 11, 2011 at 1:43 pm

no one ever asked me that before?! i guess i look like im not into lotions? or something lol. my favorite move lately is the frog burpee. i feel like a kid when i do them ha. omg laury you look amazing! your butt looks so good! what shorts are you wearing? i love them!


16 laury November 11, 2011 at 5:24 pm

idkkkkk, Melissa! You need to go walk around KOP a few times they are on every floor! That or they had someone already suckered in when you walked by πŸ˜‰

I am wearing Champion shorts from Target! Thanks for the compliment…it’s all those HIIT tooshie workouts with lunges I guess πŸ˜‰


17 Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers November 11, 2011 at 5:27 pm

I hate the “can I ask you a question” thing. It’s like – well I guess I don’t have a choice because you just did… so annoying.


18 Pure2raw twins November 12, 2011 at 11:16 am

oh love one leg push-ups πŸ™‚

sorry about the lotion, i have not seen that yet or hear anything about it


19 susan November 13, 2011 at 12:43 pm

Burpees never get easier, I find any exercise where I have to jump to the ground tough for some reason. Mountain climbers are hard too. Have been blasting the cardio. I think when the competition is over, I’m going to give my body a rest and do lots of stretching, shorter weight workouts and nice walks.


20 laury November 14, 2011 at 10:43 pm

That sounds great! It will be just what your body needs!


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