Hard Body Skater Workout

Feb 1, 2012 by

Legs, Butt and Abs Workout

 

Today I wanted to switch it up bit and make things a bit more simple but intense as always. Today’s workout was focused on legs and butt in the first part, and abs in the second part. This was one of those workouts that I call ” Sneak up on you workouts “, because in the beginning you get fooled into thinking that this looks easy, but as you are going through 4th, 5th, 6th round and further, you are like Ohh Ohh, it’s burning my behind!!!  This routine is only 20 minutes long.

All I use in this routine is my timer, a pair of dumbbells 10 lbs each and a balance ball for the second part.

Before doing this or any workout, make sure you always perform a proper warm-up.

For Workout Recap and Beginners Variation fast forward the video.

 

 

Workout Explanation

 

Part one – Legs & Glutes

Set your timer for 1 interval of 16 minutes countdown. Do as many rounds in proper form as you can within the 16 minutes. There is only 2 exercises, which you will do back and forth.

  • Skater – 10 reps per leg
  • Low Squat Dumbbell Swing – 10 reps

 

Part 2 – Abs

Set your timer for 1 interval of 4 minutes countdown. Do as many rounds in proper form as you can within 4 minutes. There is only 2 exercises, which you will do back and forth.

  • Roll A Ball – 10 reps
  • Side Plank Mill – 10 reps per side ( This is the new exercise I came up with )

 

My Scores

Part one

I completed 8 full rounds ( I completed the last 4 or 5 I think after the timer had already beeped, you can see that in the video )

Part 2

I completed 2.5 parts, and I finished Side Plank Mill after the timer beeped, so my obliques look even ;) )

 

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  • inmotion

    What in the world is a body skater :D ?

    • http://www.lovingfit.com Tatianna

      Ha Ha Ha :P It’s actually a Hard Body – Skater, LOL. I’m running out of names but still trying to be a bit fancy :)

  • Tough cookie

    Hi!

    I have completed 13 rounds for the first two exercises!!  Woohoo!!

    And 3 rounds in the second part.  Like you, I did approx. 2 and a half rounds and completed it!

    Enjoy your day!

    • http://www.lovingfit.com Tatianna

      Thanx darling!!! Have a great Sunday :)

  • Vivi

    How on earth did you get into those pants Tatianna? It looks like it would be complicated. ;)

    • http://www.lovingfit.com Tatianna

      Ha Ha, they were actually pretty easy, the top part is regular pants, and they have stings attached, and I just wrapped them around.  I just ordered another pair in black :), I think these are my favorite pants cause they look so funky :)

  • http://delightfultastebuds.com/ Jos

    I did this today.

    Part #1: I completed 10 full rounds (used a pair of 12.5lbs DB for the swing)

    Part #2: Only managed to complete 1 full round + 10 roll + 10 side plank mill. I completed 10 side plank mill on the other side after the time was over.

    Then I did Good Posture Challenge and in the evening, I did Sharp Abs Challenge.

  • Christian

    I did this yesterday! Here are my scores.
    Part 1. I completed exactly 8 rounds.
    Part 2 I completed 2 full round. The Plank Mill was very hard in my wrist,i had to do 5 at a time.

    Finished with day 2 week 4 booty challenge and good posture challenge.
    Have a good day dear!

  • JB

    Did this workout today after a week off.
    First part: 11.5 rounds – felt like my legs were going to fall off towards the end. Used 8 lb weights will work up to using my 10 lbs.
    Second part: only 2.5 rounds. I feel like that sucked and would like to do better next time around. My core was tired so I was having a difficult time keeping the ball from rolling around everywhere and expended a lot of energy to keep steady lol
    Finished with the uncut 10 min cardio blast but didn’t keep score. I will next time.
    Loved the workouts!! Thanks Tati :) I would love to have more uncut short cardio routines – pretty please??? :D any in the works?
    Jen

  • http://www.lovingfit.com/ Lvette_1

    I’m starting to feel the sore…I completed this 4 hours ago. I really enjoy doing this type of routine.
    Warm up: 10 mins of light skipping; the Good Posture Challenge.
    Part 1. (8lbs DBS for low squats DB swing)
    I did 10 complete rounds.
    Part 2: Completed 2 rounds
    Cool down and stretching 10 mintues.
    No cardio for me, strangely I was pooped after this work out. I’ll do something later in the evening.

  • http://aphrodiitee.deviantart.com/ Isidora

    This was my wo for today, i loved it!

    first part, i used 2x3kg dumbbells. i managed 10 rounds

    second part: i did knee slide inns with sliders cuz i dont have a balance ball. I managed exactly 2 rounds.

    :D

  • Mary Lou

    THAT was the hardest and sweatiest 20 minutes of my life! 7 full rounds on part 1 up to the 3rd dumbbell swing, and 1 full round up to 5 side mill planks, but finished the rounds of course.

  • Gerri Lee Schafer

    August 21, 2013

    Got 11 rounds in part one, used 2 x 10 lb for the skaters and did proper form KB swings with 43 lbs
    3 rounds of part 2