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Cardio Strength Workout

Hey! I’ve got a great workout for you today. Since I started teaching group ex again, I’ve received requests from many of you to post the workouts on the blog. Always happy to share my knowledge! I’ve updated the Peanut Butter Runner workout board on Pinterest and you can also check out my workout page where everything is categorized and easy to navigate.

Today’s workout is from my Sunday cardio strength class at the Y. The way I structured it was in four mini sets of work. Each set was repeated three times through back-to-back with no rest. I gave my students one minute of rest between sets. It took about 40 minutes total.

Cardio Strength PBR workotu

I can testify that this is a great workout because I did it with my class. I was dripping with sweat at the end and a noodle for the rest of the afternoon. The 1 minute squat to press in the last round kind of destroyed me. So hard!

Please modify this workout as needed and let me know if you have questions or feedback! Happy sweating!

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  • Julie @ Running in a Skirt May 20, 2015, 7:51 am

    Love a good sweaty workout Thanks for the new ideas! Happy Wednesday 🙂

    • Jen DeCurtins May 20, 2015, 2:48 pm

      Good! Let me know what you think if you try it.

  • Sarah May 20, 2015, 9:01 am

    Great workout! I hope to make it to one of your Dowd classes soon!

    • Jen DeCurtins May 20, 2015, 2:41 pm

      Thanks, I’d love to see you there!

  • Cassie May 20, 2015, 9:42 am

    I have to give you a shoutout sometime on my YouTube channel! They’re the best!

    • Jen DeCurtins May 20, 2015, 2:43 pm

      Thank you! That would be awesome!

  • She Rocks Fitness May 20, 2015, 9:56 am

    LOVE these workouts you keep posting! Pinned it for later for me try to try out this week or next…Thanks for sharing friend! XOXO

    • Jen DeCurtins May 20, 2015, 2:45 pm

      Let me know what you think!

  • Tara | Treble in the Kitchen May 20, 2015, 1:02 pm

    I always love your workouts, Jen 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

    • Jen DeCurtins May 20, 2015, 2:44 pm

      So glad you like them! I’d love to hear how it goes if you try it.

  • Haley May 21, 2015, 8:02 am

    Sounds like an awesome work-out, thanks Jen. It’s heading into winter here, and I’m struggling for workout motivation as it’s soo cold in the mornings and nights… this is the motivation I need! I’ll give it a crack, and let you know!

  • kate May 21, 2015, 9:24 am

    sounds like an awesome workout for my lunch break at the gym!! thanks!

  • Dani @ DaniCaliforniaCooks May 21, 2015, 12:20 pm

    Pinned this immediately! I’m always looking for effective and sweaty workouts that I can do in the hotel gyms while I’m on the road.

  • Alisa May 21, 2015, 2:38 pm

    Tried it this morning – definitely a great full-body workout, and loved that it never got boring. The only modification I made was doing supermans for 30 seconds instead of the full minute (it was just too long for me).

    • Jen May 21, 2015, 3:17 pm

      thanks for trying the workout alisa. and i know…the spinal strengtheners take some serious patience!

  • Molly May 22, 2015, 10:51 am

    Just had to let you know I tried this out with my TRX class yesterday and we all loved it! I subbed TRX substitutes in each set that worked great. Thanks so much for sharing!

  • Christina September 23, 2015, 8:15 pm

    Just wanted to thank you! I love the awesome workouts you put together and post on here for us. Trying to get back into the swing of things after some downtime and this was perfect! Thanks again!

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