Pyramid Workout

I’m going to do this this week.

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In today’s weekend workout, you’ll progressively build from two reps of each exercise, up to ten, and then back down to do, following the pattern 2-4-6-8-10-8-6-4-2. Start by completing 2 reps of each exercise below, going from one to the next with minimal rest, before continuing on to 4, 6, etc.

  1. Squats
  2. Pushups
  3. Burpees
  4. Tricep Dips
  5. Sit-Ups

Start your timer, and work as quickly as you can, taking rest as needed. Think about your RPE – “rate of perceived exertion” – where a 1 is like sitting on the couch watching TV, and 10 is so hard you actually feel like you’re going to die. Stay in tune with your body’s signals. Try to keep your level around a 7-8, and if you get to a 9, back it off a bit. Your goal here is to get a great workout, not make yourself sick! Make sure to record your…

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