Get ready for 20 minutes of heart-pumping cardio combined with High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) in this burn-worthy cardio Barre workout. This hybrid workout is designed to get your heart rate up while sculpting, lengthening, and toning the abs, arms, glutes, and legs. All you’ll need for this workout is a chair and an optional pair of lightweight dumbbells. No type of dance background is required for this cardio Barre workout.
Lindsey will have you start with a quick warm-up using moves like alternating knee lifts and jumping jacks to get your muscles activated. Next, you’ll start in down dog for a plank series, moving through each movement with stability and control, which helps to build strength and improve your balance. Lindsey will then guide you through strengthening moves like tricep push-ups that work your arms and will get your heart pumping.
Then it’s onto moves like slow knee drives to work the abdominals, working up to mountain climbers for more intense cardio work. You’ll be sweating and feeling the burn after you’ve completed your mountain climbers, which is a full-body move to help you burn out those legs, arms, and core! Next, it’s onto dolphins, which also have you flowing through plank, and then plank jacks.
You’ll continue this cardio Barre workout with bursts of HIIT performing moves that will work the lower body and inner thighs like squats, and then plyometric moves like jump squats. Plyometrics help you work smarter by burning calories and building strength at the same time. Throughout the workout, Lindsey will offer detailed instruction and plenty of modifications for all fitness levels, so you can start where you are and still see results. You’ll be feeling the burn and burning calories in this cardio Barre workout that will also help you tone up and build strength all over.
All exercises you perform are your own responsibility and you perform them at your own risk. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider before starting any physical exercise, fitness or wellness regiments of any kind.
Level: All Levels
Equipment: Light Dumbbells, Chair, Mat
Instructor: Lindsey Bomgrem