Avoid Holiday Weight Gain: 30-Minute At-Home Workout

Baby, it’s Christmas time, and it’s my mission to get you looking more like Santa’s hot little helper than jolly Mrs. Claus. And, come January, you won’t feel like you have a mountain to climb to shed off the holiday gain — no, it's not a prerequisite to the holidays.

  • You can have your Christmas cake and eat it, too.
  • You don't need to spend hours a day slugging it out at the gym.
  • You don't have to forgo holiday parties or dinners in fear of tempting treats that ruin your waistline.

You just need to get ARfit!

So rather than the 12 Days of Christmas, we’re doing the four ARFit weeks to Christmas, and here is your next Hot Body Workout! Check out last week's video here, and subscribe to my channel for new, free workouts every week!

The Workout: 

Complete each of the following for 1 minute each (watch the video for demos):

Round One:

► Jump Rope
► High Knees
► Bumwackers
► Frog Jumps
► Burpees

Walk or Jog 10 minutes

Round Two:

► Tricep Dips
► High Knees
► Push-Ups
► Mountain Climbers
► Turkish Get-Ups

Walk or Jog 10 minutes

Congrats! You didn’t die (or did you?) Post your comments below my video here or on my Facebook wall and make sure to tag @arfit!

Also, as you make your holiday wish list this year, keep in mind that there is no better investment than in your health, and your life — that's why I highly recommend my 14-Day Diet and Fitness Shape-Up Plan, whether it's for you or for someone you care about. And as my gift to you, I'm offering a special $15 voucher for the plan this holiday season! For the price of a normal personal training session, you can get a full program that will not only transform your body but allow you to learn how to get serious results in less time — a plan that will last a lifetime. Get more info here. Offer valid through December 25 with the code HotfortheHolidays. 

Merry Merry! And please let me know personally if you plan to hop on the 14 Day plan or give it to someone you love; I’d love to check in with you!

—Amanda Russell 

amanda russellAmanda Russell is a top-rated fitness and lifestyle writer, professional keynote speaker, Olympic-trained athlete, celebrity fitness expert, model, spokeswoman, founder of The AR Program, and one of the industry's leading experts in fitness, wellness and change. Amanda has her own professional online workout channel and talk-show and was named as Google’s ‘Next Top Fitness Personality in 2012’. Highlighted as “having the unique ability to truly engage with the audience and make you believe that transformation is possible and within reach — Amanda moves the audience to action”.

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