30 day fat-burning home workout challenge- Day Five

Are you ready to continue with your fat-burning, sweat busting workout challenge? Day 5 is here and Svava Sigbertsdottir aka The Viking Method is back again with DIY alternatives to use in the comfort of your own home 

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Think, side to side shuffles (almost like a dance shuffle), hamstring kicks (not ballet kicks, the feisty ones), and tricep extensions with Svava’s signature water bottles to hand- it’s your killer workout in a nutshell.

Day 5 focuses on agility, speed and engaging your core muscles.

There’s also high plank twists using your obliques, teaching you body control as well as balance and stability whilst pumping up your heart rate.

You might also find that you have one body side weaker than the other (i.e. left leg stronger than the right or vice versa), but don’t let this put you off.

You don’t need anything else but your determined viking mindset, says Svava.

Let’s smash it.

The Workout:

10 minutes, five moves, two sets.

Perform each of the five moves for 40 seconds, followed by 20 seconds rest.

  • Move #1 Side to side shuffles
  • Move #2 High kicks on one side
  • Move #3 Kneeling tricep extension with water bottles
  • Move #4 High kicks on alternative side
  • Move #5 High plank twist

MOBILITY-CARDS.jpgSvava’s book The Viking Method is available to buy now on Amazon.

Plus, Svava and her mother have created and launched their new Mobility Cards after discovering that there is a group of people who are not being taken care of – the over 60s.

The older you get, the more important it is that you exercise your body. Exercise can be daunting, especially as we mature. You might have more aches and pains or lack confidence in your body and strength.

If this is the case the new Mobility Cards £14.99 are a secret weapon – simple, need no equipment or gadgets and can be followed anywhere, by anyone. A complete, scientifically-designed, age-appropriate plan to help you take care of your physical health from top to toe. Functionality, strength, balance, co-ordination, flexibility.

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