That Girl London Workout

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We’re launching The Pure Package Vitality plan, in collaboration with That Girl London. As an exclusive taster, That Girl London have put together a full body workout, modelled by our founder Jenny.

The Vitality plan promises to help you feel better, look better and perform better. It’s that time of year when we start to focus on our bodies and feel good about ourselves. The That Girl London eight-week challenge encompasses what we believe are the right ingredients to build a better version of yourself. A combination of body-weight training, steady state cardio, HIIT sessions and appropriate rest means you can follow the workouts where and when it suits your schedule.

Sign up to the Vitality Plan and let us fuel your body whilst That Girl London tone your body. Call us on 0207 720 3250 or email at info@purepackage.com to discuss with one of our client managers.


The Workout

In this mini workout your going to do seven exercises all for 60 seconds each. The exercises are continuous and you will rest for 2 mins before repeating a second circuit.


PLANK STRETCHES

Gif 1 TGLWhy She does it
This plank variation is an excellent stretch for lengthening out the back line of the body as well as strengthening your core and upper body.

Position
Come into full plank position, feet together, and wrists in line with your shoulders. Squeeze your bum tight, lock your knees out as you engage your thigh muscles and draw your abdominals inward so your body becomes solid from head to toes.

How she does it
Focus on engaging the abdominal deeper as you send your hips towards the sky reaching your opposite hand to the lower leg. You should feel the stretch through the back of the thighs and under the arm.

Not quite there yet
As you send your hips to the sky allow your knees to bend enough so that you can reach the opposite hand to lower leg.

 

REVERSE LUNGE
2Why she does it
This lunge places more emphasis on your glutes as well as firming the leg muscles. Your hand position allows you to challenge your balance more.

The Position
Standing, feet together, spine straight and gaze forwards. Place your hands in prayer in front of your chest.

How she does it
Keeping your weight in your left heel step your right leg backwards allowing both the knees to bend until your right knee almost kisses the ground. Staying rooted through your left heel return the right leg to standing squeezing the left butt cheek on your return.

Repeat the move on alternate legs.

Not quite there
You can use a chair to help with balance but remember as your balance improves to ditch the chair.

 

RUNNING GIRL

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Why she does it
This is a simple yet exhausting move to get your heart pumping. This move activates the glutes and abdominals whilst torching body fat. It is also a great move to help improve lower body bone health.

The Position
Standing tall, feet hip width apart, arms relaxed at your sides and gaze forwards.

How she does it
Come onto the balls of your feet jog in place   driving your knees up as high as you can use your arms like a sprinter to achieve more power. After 4 jogs, jump the legs apart and together again before taking another 4 jogs keeping the knees high.

Not quite there
Keep the knees low until you get fitter.

 

LEG SHAPER

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Why she does it

This one is a great leg and butt sculptor that also challenges flexibility and balance.

The Position
Standing feet together, hands clasped in front of your chest.

How she does it
Step your right leg laterally out to the side allowing the right knee to bend to 90 degrees whilst the left leg remains straight. Really focus on sitting your weight back into the right heel and keep both heels firmly rooted to the ground.

Not quite there yet
If you find this one difficult then decrease the range of movement but maintain an intention to eventually move deeper into the lunge.

 

PLANK JACKS

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Why she does it
Challenges your core whilst getting your heart rate up.

Position
Come into a plank position on your hands with your feet together. Shoulders are in line with your wrists, gaze down and body in one straight line.

How she does it
Draw your abdominals in to initiate the move and jump your legs wider than hip width apart and return to your start position.

Not quite there yet
You can also do this exercise on your forearms if it’s too much on your wrists.

 

WAIST TRIMMER

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Why she does it
This is a great challenge that works the waist, shoulder stability and the outer thighs.

Position
Come into a side plank position on your right forearm. Your shoulder is in line with your elbow. The top foot is placed in front of the other; your left hand is at the side of your head, elbow points to the sky.

How she does it
Rotate your left elbow towards the right hand keeping the hips lifted. As you return rise the top left leg upwards under control. Repeat for 30 secs, and then stop your time to change sides before repeating for a further 30 secs.

Not quite there it
You want to focus on keeping the hips lifted throughout the move. If you find this difficult then focus for now on holding the side plank for 30 secs each side.

 

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Why she does it
The synergy of upper and lower body synchronisation make the crawl a physical body and mind exercise. This one can also be quite good cardio!

Position
Start on all fours, shoulders inline with your wrists and knees placed just ahead of your hips, in line with the navel. Your feet are a few inches wider than hip width, toes tucked under. Now hover your knees an inch off the floor. Back straight and abdominals engaged.

How she does it
Slowly lift opposite foot and hand no more than an inch from the floor as you travel yourself forwards. The challenge is to keep your hips level as you move.  The abdominals remain engaged throughout. Take 2- 8 crawls forwards (according to space) and then reverse the move.