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A to Z: Yoga

Yippee for yoga!

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A to Z: V-ups, vertical mountain climbers, and vertical swing

The letter “V” brings three very lucky exercises: V-ups, vertical mountain climbers, and vertical swing.

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A to Z: Upper cuts, upper back stretch, upper back-leg grab, and upward stretch

We are entering the part of the alphabet where things can get a bit creative, to say the least. But thankfully I found decent “U’s” to keep me busy for this post. Without further ado, let’s uncover upper cuts, upper back stretch, upper back-leg grab, and upward stretch.

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A to Z: Runner’s stretch, rhomboids-smr, rear leg raises, reverse crunch, and Russian twists

Not going to lie, “R” was a bit rough. I tried to avoid a lot of the cop-out “R” exercises that included “rear” or “reverse” by only doing one of each. Here is my list tonight: Runner’s stretch, rhomboids-smr, rear leg raises, reverse crunch, and Russian twists.

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A to Z: Quadruped leg lift, quad stretch, quadricep-smr, and quick feet

I questioned if “Q” had any substantial exercises when I started A to Z. Thankfully, questionable “Q” both quietly and quickly happened tonight. My quest included: Quadruped leg lift, quad stretch, quadricep-smr, and quick feet.

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A to Z: Palms up and palms down dumbbell wrist curls, pelvic tilt into bridge, peroneals-smr, piriformus-smr, plank, and punches

For “P” I came across a plethora of possibilities. My “P” performance included: Palms up and palms down dumbbell wrist curls, pelvic tilt into bridge, peroneals-smr, piriformus-smr, plank, and punches.

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A to Z: Oblique crunches, oblique crunches on the floor, one arm against wall stretch, outer thigh raise, and one half locust

I am down to the wire so I won’t waste any time. Today’s lineup includes: oblique crunches, oblique crunches on the floor, one arm against wall stretch, outer thigh raise, and one half locust.

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A to Z: Knee circles, knee to chest, kneeling arm drill, kneeling hip flexor stretch, kneeling forearm stretch, and kicks

“K” is my favorite letter, I wonder why. Tonight’s lineup consisted of knee circles, knee to chest, kneeling arm drill, kneeling hip flexor stretch, kneeling forearm stretch, and kicks. Let’s find out how it all went!

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A to Z: Ice skater, iron cross stretch, iron crosses, isometric chest squeezes, and isometric neck exercises (sides, front and back)

While most of the A to Zers are resting on Sunday, well, my Mondays are a bit hectic, so Sundays are essentially my Mondays. Today I was bumming — convinced I wasn’t going to get my workout in. One of those days were you wake up and you just feel SAD. But 11 pm hit and I was like –screw you mood, I am going to get my shit done today! And so I did. My lineup which includes: Ice skater, iron cross stretch, iron crosses, isometric chest squeezes, and isometric neck exercises. Let’s see how it turned out!

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A to Z: Hamstring-smr, hip crossovers, hugging knees, hammer curls, hip circles, and half kneeling dumbbell shoulder presses

H. Over hell or high water, I was going to do you. None of this “G” bullshit. Let’s not waste anymore time and just dive in. Today’s lineup consisted of: Hamstring-smr, hip crossovers, hugging knees, hammer curls, hip circles, and half kneeling dumbbell shoulder presses.

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