Exercise of The Week: Pendulum Lunge


untitledIn my endless search for new exercises I found this one recommended by Jillian Michaels. I enjoy this one because I looks simple BUT it really gives you a workout. Plus if you lack coordination like I do this one adds a little more of a challenge. I laugh at myself when I realize that I am focusing really hard on making sure I don’t drop my dumbbell. So how do you do this? Well first you need an 8 pound weight (or which ever weight feels comfortable you can go lighter or heavier). Her recommendation is to do this exercise for 1 minute, take a 60 second break, and do it 2-3 more times. So how do you do it?

Start by standing with your feet together, and a dumbbell in right hand. Extend the arm with the weight in it out to your side, make sure it…

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