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20 Minute At Home Circuit Workout

 No gym membership? No worries. All you need is a floor and you, whether it be inside or out. The following workout will take just 20 minutes and should be done 3 times per week.

 

Dr. Ted’s Circuit Workout A

 

Jumping Jacks                                    50       Or 2 flights of stairs 4x

Lunges                                                 20

Mountain Climbers                            25

Squat Jumps                                       10

Push Ups                                             15

Side Squats                                         20

Bent Over Row w/ 5lb weight          20

 

Do all 7 exercises with no rest in between each exercise.

At the end of the last exercise, 1 minute rest and repeat.

Then repeat 1 more time for a total of 3 sets.

 

Please consult with your chiropractor or doctor before beginning this or any exercise program.

If you require an explanation for any of the above exercises please e-mail me at dcted@drted.ca.

Golf Stretches

If you are golfing on Father’s Day this weekend here is a good warm-up to do before you get out there.

Canada Day Circuit Workout

This Canada Day Circuit Workout should be done 3 times per week with 3 sets each time. Each exercise is to be done for 1 min with 15 sec rest in between. Rest for 2 min at the end of each set. For the One-Legged Push-Up and the One-Legged 1/4 Squat, switch legs at 30 sec. The Plank/Side-Bridge exercise should be done by doing 5 sec holds and alternating between the two.

Enjoy and Happy Canada Day!

 

1. Squat Jumps

2. One-Legged Push-Up

3. Reverse Lunge

4. Plank/Side-Bridge

5. One Legged 1/4 Squat

6. Mountain Climber

7. Side Squat

8. Jumping Jacks

 

Please consult with your chiropractor or doctor before beginning this or any exercise program.

If you require an explanation for any of the above exercises please e-mail me at dcted@drted.ca.

 

Exercise as a Prescription

A very interesting article posted in the CBC today about a medical doctor prescribing more exercise and less medication for his patients. This is something I have been doing in my practice for years. Movement is the key to health.

Click the link below to read the whole article.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/winnipeg-doctor-kevin-saunders-writing-prescriptions-for-exercise-1.3048315