Gaining momentum, after an energy crash.

This week I am happy to announce that I worked out more consistently this week.  I completed some cardio with the kids (reminded me how out of shape I was chasing my 15 year old with a soccer ball) and two body weight workouts from Bret Contreras Strong Curves 12 week program; Best Butt Bodyweight/At Home:  (You can find the PDF online fairly easily)

This past Wednesday, my energy crashed (read my blog post about it there)  so I was not able to do Workout B until Thursday.   So, please make sure you listen to your body and don’t let it lead to burnout or worse.

Tomorrow, Monday, I will be completing Workout C.  These are from Bret Contreras’s book Strong Curves: A Woman’s Guide to Building a Better Butt and Body   I came across this book when I was finishing up my Bikini Prep for my first and only bodybuilding show.

If you need to build your booty back up or you’d just like to have one for once, I definitely recommend reading his book or even just following him on instagram.  He completed his dissertation on this, so he literally knows everything about women’s butts and how to make them look great.

Best of all, he includes at home workouts and bodyweight workouts that don’t need much if any equipment.

Here’s to getting a nicer booty during this Covid-19 pandemic.  As everyone has mentioned, be sure to get your information from the CDC website for the latest on Covid-19.  

What types of workouts are you doing during this social distancing and self quarantines? 

Below is what my workouts looked like this week.

3/18/2020 – ran around with the kids for about 30 mins then did Workout A from Bret Contreras

A1: Bodyweight glute bridge
3 sets, 10-20 reps

A2:Bodyweight modified inverted
3 sets, 8-12 reps

B1:Bodyweight box squat
3 sets, 10-20 reps

B2:Bodyweight torso-inclined
3 sets, 8-12 reps

Bodyweight hip hinge with dowel
3 sets, 10-20 reps

Side lying abduction
1 set, 10-30 reps (each)

Front plank
1 set, 30-120 seconds

Side plank from knees
1 set, 20-60 sec (each)

Note: Perform one set of A1, and immediately follow it with one set of A2. Rest 30­90 seconds and repeat until all
sets are completed. Do the same for B1 and B2.

3/20/2020 – Took an adventure walk (pic below) with my son

3/21/2020 – Completed Workout B from Bret Contreras

A1:  Bodyweight foot elevated single-
leg glute bridge  3 sets, 10-20 reps (each)

A2: Bodyweight chin-up (negative)
3 sets, 1-3 reps

B1: Bodyweight step up
3 sets, 10-20 reps (each)

B2: Bodyweight knee push-up
3 sets, 5-15 reps

Bodyweight Swiss ball 45-degree back extension
3 sets, 10-20 reps

Side lying clam
1 set, 20-30 reps (each)

1 set, 20-30 reps

Side crunch
1 set, 20-30 reps (each)

latina mom with four year old son
Going for a walk during lunch despite the drizzle
Latina mom in home gym seven months post baby
7 months postpartum, in my home gym

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