Boxing + Barre = The Ultimate Total Body Workout

By Katrina Scott on

Morning gorgeous! We’ve got such a fun workout today in your Tone It Up app ~ it’s the perfect combo of moves to kick up your cardio and strengthen every muscle from head to toe! Chyna leads you through a blend of boxing-based combinations to rev that heart rate and boost your metabolism! Then, Tori mixes in core-centric exercises and pulse-powered moves so your entire body feels the burn! Make sure to check out the full Box ‘N Barre workout in your Tone it Up app today! You’ll have so much fun throwing punches and kicks, and following it up with smaller stability movements, you won’t even realize how fast 20 minutes can go! Get a piece of the combo with these four exercises below! Remember to breathe as you punch and pulse. And think about what you're fighting for with every punch and kick. Check in with us after #TIUteam & #TIUapp You're fierce, you're a fighter, & you got this! 💪 xxo,   K&K

The Ultimate Strength-Cardio Combo

Do the below circuit 3 times through for a metabolism-boosting, total body toning workout. This kickboxing moves targets your arms, legs, and glutes and boosts your metabolism.

Jab + Cross + Hook + Duck

Works your arms, core, and legs! Get in a fighter stance, right foot forward, slight bend in the knees, and fists up by your face. Extend your right arm straight out for a jab punch. Then bring it back to you face. Next, extend your left arm straight forward for a cross punch, pivoting on your left back foot. Then bring it back to your face. Next, bring your right elbow up and across for a hook punch. Then bring it back to your face. Finish with a deep squat for your duck.  Do 10 reps, then switch sides. 

V Hold Pump + Knee Tuck

Targets your core and arms! Begin lying on your back, legs straight out and arms extended by your sides. Lift your head, neck, and shoulders off the mat and your legs up to about a 45-degree angle, knees stay straight. This is your starting position. Hold the V shape as you pump your arms up and down four times. Then, pull your knees in toward your chest, keeping your head, neck, and shoulders lifted. Extend the legs back out. Repeat from the arm pump.  Do 10 reps.  This lunge and kick exercise move is a combination of cardio and strength training .

Lunge Jump + Front Kick

Strengthens your legs and core! Begin standing. Step your left foot back into a lunge, knees bending 90 degrees. Explode up as you press off the feet and switch your legs in the air, landing back into a lunge with your right foot back. Repeat the lunge jump two more times (three total reps), then step the back foot forward for a kick. Repeat for three lunge jumps and one kick.  Do 10 reps. 

Press + Pulse

Tones your legs from every angle! Begin standing. Step your right foot forward, heel lining up with your left arch. Lift your heels to rise to your toes and bend your knees, keeping your core engaged and spine neutral. Push your knees outward. Then bring them back in. Bend the knees to lower down one more inch for a pulse. Then straighten the legs one inch. Repeat the press and pulse.  Do 10 reps, then switch sides.  The Tone It Up App will help you achieve your fitness and workout goals. Strengthen and tone your butt, abs, back, legs and total body.

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