Kyle House Fitness Move of the Week September 13th: Crossover Press
This week’s Full Body HIIPfit Move Of The Week (MOTW) is brought to you by founder Kyle and instructor Melo! For your exercise enjoyment, we give you the Crossover Press. For this movement you will need a bench and a moderate weight. This movement is a combination of a step up with a horizontal press. Here are a few benefits of the Crossover Press and why it makes us look and feel good:
Activates your chest with the horizontal press.
Builds lean muscle in your legs and glutes.
Strengthens your core and stabilizes your balance.
How to perform the Crossover Press:
Start standing beside your bench, bring your opposite foot that is away from your bench onto the bench. Making sure to cross that foot as you step up.
With your weight in hand, holding it horizontally against your chest. Step up onto the bench, and press the weight straight out in front of you.
Come back down beside your bench and bring the weight back to your chest.
Option to do this on the floor without the bench and come into a curtsy lunge and as you come up to stand press the weight out.
Repeat this move 8-10 times on each side and get ready for the BEST version of YOU!
Kyle House Fitness Move of the Week September 6th: Gladiator Get Up
This week’s Full Body HIIPfit Move Of The Week (MOTW) is brought to you by instructors Arnold and Katie! For your exercise enjoyment, we give you the Gladiator Get Up. For this movement you will need one light to moderate weight. This movement is a combination of a hip lift and tricep extension. Here are a few benefits of the Gladiator Get Up and why it makes us look and feel good:
Builds lean muscle in your legs, glutes and upper body.
Activates your shoulders and triceps.
Strengthens your core.
How to perform the Gladiator Get Up:
Start on your back with one leg extended and the opposite foot planted on the ground. Weight is in the same hand as the bent leg and straight up towards the ceiling.
Press up onto your tricep of your arm that is down, then onto your hand and then all the way up as you lift your hips. Make sure to squeeze your glutes and core at the top of the lift.
Lower your hips back down, then onto your forearm and all the way back down.
Option to take out the hip lift and come onto your forearm and then your hand.
Making sure to focus on the engagement of your full body.
Repeat these movements 8-10 times on each side and get ready for the BEST version of YOU!