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Back in the Fight: Day 2

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Athletes in Motion
January 2, 2017
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Welcome to our Back in the Fight 30-day fitness challenge! This workout program is designed to get you from sitting on the couch to, ultimately, building habits of fitness that continue beyond the 30-day period.This program is intended more for people who are recovering from injury or haven't exercised in a while. If you're looking for something a bit more challenging, try our Harder to Kill series.Over the course of our Back in the Fight 30-day fitness challenge, we'll be doing quite a bit of calisthenics, body weight exercises and running. We’ll also set foot inside the gym a couple of times to get you familiar with some key weightlifting movements, like back squats, overhead press and deadlifts.Eventually, you’ll want to transition into a workout program that incorporates bodyweight exercises, weightlifting, functional fitness and cardiovascular endurance for your long-term physical fitness. American Grit’s “Harder to Kill” daily workouts are great for that.Some of these workouts will require access to a gym with basic equipment, as we’re going to be introducing you to some weightlifting techniques. Lifting weights gives you better results, faster, and is a proven way of reducing fat and building muscle.Are you ready? Here we go!Every day begins with a warmup and ends with a cooldown stretch. The workouts are all designed to be done in under an hour.

Back in the Fight: Day 2

Day 2:

  • Warmup: Jog 400 meters, then perform 20 lunges and 30 jumping jacks.
  • Workout: Run 200 meters x 5. These are intervals; try to run them as fast as you can, within reason. If they are sprints for you, then great! If running is tough, then go as fast as you can.
  • Try to only rest for 30 seconds between each run.
  • Additional Strength: 3 Sets Max effort pullups, 3 sets max effort pushups
  • Cooldown: Achilles/calf stretch x 1 minute, quad stretch x 1 minute

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