Excuse Me

Excuse Me Workout: Your Ultimate Challenge Awaits

Introducing the “Excuse Me” workout—a comprehensive fitness challenge designed to push your limits, enhance your strength, and skyrocket your endurance. Crafted by the experts at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara, this workout is an essential part of our GRIT fitness program, celebrated for its innovative approach to holistic fitness. Perfect for those who are looking for a high-intensity session that combines strength, agility, and cardiovascular health, “Excuse Me” promises an engaging and effective workout experience.

The “Excuse Me” workout is characterized by its unique structure, incorporating a set of burpees before and after each exercise set to keep the intensity high and your body constantly challenged. This workout is about breaking barriers, exceeding your expectations, and stepping out of your comfort zone. Ready to dive into the specifics of this demanding yet rewarding workout? Let’s break down the “Excuse Me” challenge.

The “Excuse Me” Workout Breakdown

This workout is meticulously designed to target all major muscle groups, ensuring a full-body challenge that leaves no stone unturned. Here’s a closer look at what you’ll be tackling:

  • 10 Burpees: Start each set with 10 burpees, boosting your heart rate and setting the tone for the workout.
  • 15 Double KB Clean & Press: Engage your entire body with this powerful compound movement, improving both strength and coordination.
  • 15 Breath Ups: Focus on your core and breathing with this exercise, enhancing core stability and control.
  • 15 Bent Over Rows: Target your upper back, shoulders, and biceps with bent-over rows for comprehensive upper body strength.
  • 15 Squat Thrusts: Increase your heart rate and build lower body strength with these dynamic squat thrusts.
  • 15 KB Gun Slinger Swings: Add a twist to traditional kettlebell swings for added core engagement and arm strength.
  • 15 Plank Jacks: Intensify your core workout with plank jacks, also boosting cardiovascular health.
  • 15 Chest Press/Flys: Work on your chest, shoulders, and triceps with a combination of press and fly movements.
  • 15 Leg Lifts w/ Hip Thrusts: Conclude with this challenging core exercise, targeting your lower abs and hips.
  • 10 Burpees: Finish each set as you started, with 10 burpees, ensuring a high-intensity end to your workout.

Maximizing Your “Excuse Me” Workout

  • Stay Hydrated: Keep water nearby to stay hydrated throughout this intense workout.
  • Pace Yourself: While the goal is to maintain intensity, listen to your body and pace yourself to ensure you can complete each exercise with proper form.
  • Focus on Form: Prioritize correct form to maximize the effectiveness of each exercise and reduce the risk of injury.
  • Cool Down Properly: Incorporate a comprehensive cool-down session with stretching to aid recovery and enhance flexibility after the workout.

Join Us for an Unforgettable Challenge

Feeling motivated to take on the “Excuse Me” workout challenge? The Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara is ready to welcome you. Our group fitness classes are designed to welcome participants of all levels in a supportive and motivating environment. Sign up for a free trial class and explore our diverse fitness offerings, including the unique GRIT program, at academyselfdefense.com.

The “Excuse Me” workout is more than just a physical challenge; it’s an opportunity to push beyond your perceived limits, embrace a high-intensity training regime, and achieve exceptional results. Are you ready to say “Excuse Me” as you break through to new levels of fitness?