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Day 4

Day Progress:

Razor Hybrid Fitness Beginner

Week 1, Day 4 • 8 to 11 reps, 2 minute rest

CHEST – (4 sets) Push Ups to failure

Standard Push Ups

  • Get into pushup position on the toes or knees if you are a beginner, with your hands just outside of shoulder width.
  • Perform a pushup by allowing the elbows to flex.
  • As you descend, keep your body straight from your head to our toes, or knees.
  • Try to get a few inches of the ground for advanced and just get as low as you can if you are a beginner.
  • Follow the same line up and repeat for recommended repetitions.

BACK – (4 sets) Plank SH Reverse Grip Razor Pull Back

Plank SH Reverse Grip Razor Pull Back

  • Attach the door stop below the bottom hinge of the door and then close and lock the door.
  • Slide the desired resistance bands through the loop hole and attach the clips to the Razor.
  • If you are in the gym, lower the cable to the closest locking position to the floor and attach the Razor.
  • Start in the kneeling plank position or glute to heel form.
  • Grab the Razor with your right hand, palm up, and place your left hand on the floor to stabilize your body.
  • Your starting position should be fully extended, facing the door or machine, with tension on the Razor.
  • Begin to pull back keeping a straight line from your elbow to the cable or band, with your forearm parallel to the ground.
  • At the back of the movement retract at the shoulder blade of the working side and draw your elbow tight against your rib cage.
  • Release and follow the same line back to the starting position.
  • A complete set is when both sides have been worked.

ABS – (4 sets) Crunches

Crunches Holding the Bench

  • Lie flat on your back on the bench with your body straight from your head to your toes.
  • Grab the side of the bench with your arms straight on your side.
  • A beginner can lie on the floor using a mat. Then curl your upper body forward and bring your shoulder blades just off the floor, curling your chin to your chest while at the same time slowly raising your legs, bending slightly at the knees.
  • Pause and hold for a second at the top position with only your shoulder blades off the ground.
  • Then slowly lower down to the starting position.
  • If you can do more than the recommended repetition range, then slow the reps down and hold for 2 or 3 seconds at the top of the crunch.
  • You can go until you reach muscle failure.
  • Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

CALVES – (4 sets) Standing SL Calf Raises on a 2 Inch Ledge

Standing SL Calf Raises

  • Position a 2″ ledge underneath one foot, and place the other foot behind you just off the ground.
  • You can use a single dumbbell in one hand while using the other for balance. You can hold a single dumbbell in both hands for a little more advanced move that requires balance, or use a barbell or smith machine for another variation.
  • Start with the balls of your foot on the ledge, and your heel touching the floor.
  • Then in a controlled fashion, lift your body only using your calf.
  • Stand up on your toes completely before returning down at the same speed, following the same line down.
  • Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.