Workout Wednesday: Strength in Numbers

Last night’s class was awesome. We had our largest number of people there (20!) because patients are starting to bring along their friends and family. The room was full to overflowing and the energy in there was incredible. It made me realize…while working out, there is power in numbers. 

If you can find two or three people who are as committed to health as you are, workout with them! Not everyone has to be available for all workouts but if you can find a couple people to help motivate you when your will power is all dried up, it’s like having extra ammo in the tank. You’ll see better results and develop stronger, healthier relationships. Encouragement is not something that needs to come only from yourself.

So, without any further ado, here’s today’s workout:

Beginner through intermediate (12 minutes)

– 20 seconds on/ 20 seconds off

– each exercise 3 times in a row

Advanced (16 minutes)

– 30 seconds on/ 10 seconds off

– each exercise 4 times in a row

Tip: As always, you’re the only one who can make this exercise hard. It’s only 12/16 minutes so just grin and bear it, push yourself to fatigue, it will all be over soon.


ToeTaps < beginner

ToeTaps(High) < advanced

1) toe taps


2) side lunge


3) tri dips (advanced- keep legs straight)

LowJacks2 LowJacks1

4) low jacks (jumping jacks with bent legs)


5) hip raise


6) calf jumps

Are you sweating yet? Let me know how it goes 🙂


2 thoughts on “Workout Wednesday: Strength in Numbers

  1. Alana Tweed

    When I don’t have time to go to the gym for an hour, I use your workout ideas at home and let me tell you, I am sore and loving it! Thank you for always posting a Workout Wednesday. It took more motivation to get started at home, but I didn’t regret it once I started 🙂 Have a wonderful Wednesday!

    1. ahappylass Post author

      Alana, it makes me SO happy to hear that. I always wonder if people actually do these. Now that I know you do, I’ll happily continue posting. Thanks for letting me know. And great work! 🙂


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