TONE IT UP BAND WORKOUT!

By Katrina Scott on

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TONE FROM HEAD-TO-TOE!

GET READY #TIUTEAM! Today's NEW Band Workout delivers amazing results. Thanks to the resistance bands (from your TIU BUNDLE!) we're targeting every muscle group for super-powered sculpting! OH YES... you're going to feel the burn, babe! You'll be toning PLUS getting that heart rate up, meaning this routine gives you cardio benefits to boot! TRANSLATION: Major calorie burn!
Get those Tone It Up resistance bands ready. This fabulous fitness tool offers infinite possibilities for toning. And they happen to be perfect for traveling... just toss these babies into your luggage for a quick and easy way to TONE and BURN!

MOVE GUIDE

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We'll be using both the lighter (teal) and heavier (coral) bands!

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    MOVE 1: CORE WARM UP

      WORKS obliques and core! STAND with feet hips-width apart with the teal band underneath both feet, holding on to handles. Hold the handles by your sides, engage your core and tilt side-to-side. Complete 24 reps (12 on each side).
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    MOVE 2: THIGH TONER

    TONES thighs! REMAIN in the same position and bend arms to pull elbows slightly back behind you, hands to your hips. Engage core as you take two steps to the right, then two steps to the left. This is one rep. Complete 10 reps!
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    MOVE 3: TICK TOCK SQUAT

    WORKS booty, quads & outer thighs! BRING bands up by shoulders, palms facing out and feet hips-width apart. Bring left leg out to the side, pushing against the band. Return leg back to the ground and slowly lower into a squat. Stand back up and repeat leg lift with right leg followed by the squat. Complete 9 reps on each leg.  
  • Complete moves 4-6 on one side, then go through to moves again on the opposite side.
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    MOVE 4: LUNGE + CURL

    switch to coral resistance band!  SCULPTS legs and biceps! STEP on the band with left foot with right leg straight behind you. Hold the handles in each hand with palms facing up. Lower down into a lunge while simultaneously raising arms into a bicep curl. Keep core engaged throughout the move. Complete 15 reps on this leg.
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    MOVE 5: SEXY SHOULDER SHAPER

    STRENGTHENS shoulders + rotator cuff! Stay in a lunge from the previous position and hold your arms at a 90 degree angle in front of your body, palms still facing up.Keep elbows tucked to sides as your open up arms to the side. Maintain a 90 degree angle at the elbow. Complete 15 reps.
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    MOVE 6: SIDE LUNGE + LATERAL RAISE

    WORKS quads, booty, core + shoulders! RELEASE band with right hand and step off of the band with your right foot. Keep left foot on the middle of the band and left hand holding on to the end. Step out to the side with right leg into a side lunge. Lower down to bring left arm toward right foot. Push off right foot and stand back at center, simultaneously lifting left arm directly out to the side of your body. Complete 17 reps on this leg.
  • Go back to move 4 and repeat the sequence using the opposite legs.
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    MOVE 7: CROSS CHOP

    SCULPTS sexy obliques WITH band under right foot, stand with feet wider than shoulders-width apart. Grab handle with both hands and twist torso to the right, holding arms at a 45 degree angle, keeping knees slightly bent. Stand straight up, twisting your core and arms up across your body. Make sure arms stay extended with only a very slight bend at the elbows. Return to start using the same motion. Complete 16 reps on this side. Go on to move 8 before switching sides!
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    MOVE 8: ROW WITH TRICEP KICKBACK

    TONES back + triceps! STAND with feet hips-width apart on the band, holding handles in each hand. Keep a slight bend in knees and maintain a neutral back with core engaged. Pull arms up into a row, elbows bent. From here, extend arms back behind you. Reverse back to start. Complete 12 reps.
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    MOVE 9: UPRIGHT ROW

    STRENGTHENS  back and shoulders! STAND on band with feet hips-width apart and cross the handles so the band forms an X. Have hands meet in front of your hips and maintain a slight bend in your knees. Complete a row, pulling band up to your chest and keeping elbows bent and straight out to your sides. You can also add a step to the side as you lift up and return to center as you lower back down. If you do choose to add the step, make sure to alternate sides you step out with for each rep! Complete 12 reps.
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    MOVE 10: POSTURE PERFECTOR

    IMPROVES posture! Hold band up in front of your face so that it is taut and arms straight. Make sure your abs are engaged. Open arms out and back so the band stretches across chest, without bending elbows. Squeeze shoulder blades together as arms stretch back. Complete 12 reps.
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    MOVE 11: BOOTY BAND KICKBACK

    WORKS booty + hamstrings! PLACE band around foot so it rests in arch. Lower to a table top position with hands holding onto the handles and positioned directly below shoulders. Lift and extend the leg with the band wrapped around it straight behind you. Squeeze glutes and raise foot above spine. Complete 15 reps on this leg then do the other side after move 12.
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    MOVE 12: BOOTY BAND TAP DOWN

    SHAPES outer thigh, booty + core! KEEP leg in the air and in-line with back, core engaged. Move extended leg to the side and tap foot down to the ground. Slowly raise back to start. Complete 10 reps on this leg then go back to move 11 and complete this circuit with the opposite leg.

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