If you want an awesome workout to ignite your metabolism and burn a ton of calories, fast, try this quick and effective 15-minute, total-body blast from celebrity trainer Basheerah Ahmad and TRX. Designed to help you get an incredible results in the time you have, this workout will get your heartrate up and your waistline down. No matter what your fitness level, there is a modification for each of these five exercises that anyone can perform.
Perform each exercise for 60 seconds, resting for 30 seconds between each exercise. After you finish the full sequence, start at the top and work your way back through only this time use the opposite leg.
TRX Push Up
Start in a plank position with your toes in the foot cradles of the TRX Suspension Trainer and your hands under your shoulders. Use your arms to lower yourself down in one controlled motion until your chest is just above the ground. Brace your core and drive your body up, maintaining a plank position to return to the start.
Get in a pushup position with your feet in the foot cradles of the Suspension Trainer, directly under the anchor point. Brace your core and pike your hips up while letting your head drop between your arms, and moving your feet toward your upper body. Drop your hips back down under control, and return to a plank position
TRX Atomic Push Ups
Start in a pushup position with your feet in the foot cradles of the Suspension Trainer, directly under the anchor point, and your hands under your shoulders. Brace your core and perform a pushup. When you reach the top of the push up, pause for a moment and perform a TRX crunch by drawing your knees toward your chest and pikeing your hips up slightly. Pause for a moment at the top, then lower your hips back down and straighten your legs to return to the start position.
TRX Suspended Lunges
Start standing on one leg facing away from the anchor point with one foot suspended in both foot cradles. Brace your core and focus on standing up straight as though you are performing a single-leg plank while standing up. Drop your hips down and back into a deep lunge. Keep the shin of your working leg vertical and your chest up. Stop at the bottom when working knee is at 90 degrees. Drive through your front leg to return to the top of your lunge. Engage your core and keep your chest and head up throughout the entire movement.
TRX Squat Jumps
Adjust the TRX Suspension Trainer to mid length. Stand facing the TRX with your feet hip width apart. Position your elbows under your shoulders and lower your hips down and back, keeping your weight in your heels. Squeeze your glutes and drive your hips up to explode and jump at the top of your squat. Use the TRX straps to help you decelerate and land as softly as possible. Keep your chest lifted throughout the movement.
If you want more fat-burning, muscle-toning workouts from Basheerah and TRX be sure to watch the rest of the 15-Minute Fitness Workout series, here.