May Kyle House Fitness Moves of the Week

Kyle House Fitness Move of the Week May 24 : Roll Down Press

This week’s Full Body HIIPfit Move Of The Week (MOTW) is brought to you by Alex and Julie. For your exercise enjoyment, we give you the Roll Down Press. For this movement you will need a moderate weight and a yoga mat. This movement is a combo of core stabilization and shoulder activation. Here are a few benefits of the Roll Down Press and why it makes us look and feel good:

  • Engages and builds lean muscle in your core. 
  • Activates your chest by adding the weight and press movement.
  • Engages your legs while in the 90 degree hold.
  • Strengthens your shoulders while holding the weight and activating through the press. 

How to perform the Roll Down Press: 

  • Start in a seated position working to press the sit bones into the floor and raising your legs to a 90 degree angle. 
  • Holding a moderate dumbbell horizontally against your chest while maintaining a long spine.
  • Lean back into a 45 degree angle, engaging your core and pressing the weight out and back, coming back up into your start position. 
  • Think about inhaling as you lean back, exhaling as you press the weight out, inhaling as you bring the weight back to your chest, exhale as you come back to start position. 
  • Option to take out the press and just hold the weight to your chest as you lean back and come forward. Also option to take the weight out completely and keep your hands pressed against each other in prayer hands. 
  • Repeat 10-12 times and get ready for the BEST version of YOU!

 

Kyle House Fitness Move of the Week May 17 : Shoot the Moon Push-up

This week’s Full Body HIIPfit Move Of The Week (MOTW) is brought to you by instructors Arnold and Lynn. For your exercise enjoyment, we give you the Shoot The Moon Pushup. For this movement you will only need your body weight and a bench! This movement is a combo of a standard pushup and the shoot the moon yoga centric movement. Here are a few benefits of the Shoot The Moon Pushup and why it makes us look and feel good:

  • Builds core strength through the stabilization and twisting action. 
  • Builds lean muscle in your chest, legs, arms and core. 
  • Activates the chest the whole time as you push up on the bench.
  • Activates your glutes, inner thighs, and back as you open up into the Shoot The Moon. 

How to perform the Shoot The Moon Pushup:

  • Starting in a high plank position, spine is long, with your hands on the bench. 
  • Grab a pushup on the bench and as soon as you come back up, kick your right leg through to the left side, fully extending that leg. 
  • Coming back to center, grabbing another pushup, and this time kick your left leg through to the right side, keeping that leg extended. 
  • Another option, as you kick your left leg through, you lift your right arm up to the ceiling.
  • Opposite leg and opposite hand. Still grabbing the pushup in between each leg. 
  • One final option, both feet on the bench and your hands on the floor and doing the same movements. 
  • Repeat each movements 8-10 times on each side. 
  • Heres to a new YOU!

 

Kyle House Fitness Move of the Week May 10 : Twisted Jackrabbit

This week’s Full Body HIIPfit Move Of The Week (MOTW) is brought to you by Julie and Kyle! For your exercise enjoyment, we give you the Twisted Jackrabbit. For this movement you will only need your body weight and a big smile! This movement is a combo of an oblique twist, with an optional pushup to activate your chest. Here are a few benefits of the Twisted Jackrabbit and why it makes us look and feel good:

  • Builds core strength the the oblique twist and stabilization of your body
  • Builds lean muscle in the chest, thighs and calves
  • Activates the chest the whole time as you push the ground away and grab the optional pushup

How to perform the Twisted Jackrabbit:

  • Starting in your table top position, knees under your hips and hands under your shoulders
  • Lifting your knees off the ground about an inch coming into your jackrabbit position. 
  • Activating your core as you twist both knees over to the right side, come back to neutral spine and both knees over to the left side. 
  • After twisting to both sides you can grab an optional pushup before starting back over.
  • Option to do this all on your forearms as well. 
  • Twisting left and right with the optional pushup is one repetition, repeat 8-10 repetitions total. 
  • Feel that full body engaged and get ready to be the BEST version of YOU!

 

Kyle House Fitness Move of the Week May 3 : Reverse Tabletop Press

This week’s Full Body HIIPfit Move Of The Week (MOTW) is brought to you by instructor Melo and trainer Jake. For your exercise enjoyment, we give you the Reverse Tabletop Press. For this movement you will need a moderate dumbbell and a big smile! This movement is a combo of a chest press with core stabilization. Here are a few benefits of the Reverse Tabletop Press and why it makes us look and feel good: 

  • Builds shoulder stability and strength
  • Engages core the whole time through the stabilization of your body 
  • Builds lean muscle in the glutes, core and legs
  • Raises your heart rate by adding in the sit up into the reverse table top

How to perform the Reverse Tabletop Press

  • Start in a seated position with both feet planted on the ground, one hand comes back on the ground with your wrist right under your shoulder. 
  • Weight is in the opposite hand as your raise your hips up into a reverse table top position.
  • As you raise your hips, you press that weight straight up in the air. 
  • Engaging your core the whole time to keep your hips up and engaging your glutes at the top.
  • Bringing the weight back down as you bring yourself back to seated position. 
  • Option to come all the way down onto your back and roll up into a sit up and straight into your reverse table top. 
  • Repeat 6-8 times on each side and get ready for the BEST version of YOU!