Strength

1. Dumbbell Thrusters

Time: Nine minutesStand with feet at shoulder width, arms bent, dumbbells resting on shoulders. Squat until your butt is below your knees (keep your knees behind your toes...

Crunch Time

It's easy to waste your energy lifting weights (and if you've ever said, "Today, I'm working my chest," you probably are). According to Rob Shaul, owner of the Mountain Athlete gym in Jackson,...

3. Scotty Bobs

Time: Nine minutesStart in a push-up position, with hands on the dumbbells. Do one push-up, then shift your right leg wide for support and pull the dumbbell to your right...

2. Walking Dumbbell Lunges

Time: Nine minutesStart with dumbbells resting at your hips. Lunge forward with your right foot, touching your left knee to the ground. Step immediately into the next lunge...

3. Jumping Lunges

Same as in-place lunges, but don’t stand up to switch your legs. Instead, jump-switch your legs between sides. Ten reps (each jump counts as a rep).

2. In-Place Lunges

From standing, lunge forward with your right leg, touching your left knee to the ground. Smoothly reverse to standing and repeat on the other leg. Five reps each side.

Working Remotely

1. AIR SQUATS Standing with your feet shoulder width apart, bring your hands together as you squat both legs, then bring them to your waist as you stand up. Ten reps.

4. Squat Jumps

With feet shoulder width apart and hands behind your head, squat till your thighs flex beyond parallel to ground, then jump as high as you can. Five reps.NOT PICTURED:

Check Your Form

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The Pulse

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Variety Show

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