Cardio Kickoff : A Fitstar App, Program Review

 

Sunday My wife and I tried out the Program Cardio Kickoff by Fitstar.  I found that the warm up exercises were a little boring after the 1st 60 seconds. I personally would like them to use more exercises rather than prolong the amount of time, but that is my opinion. Let me know if you think they  are too long below. I would love to know if it is just me.

I did like the variety of push ups that the program provided.

    • Run In Place
      90/120 sec
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      Air Jump Rope
      120/120 sec
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      Jumping Jacks
      90/115 sec
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      Shadow Boxing
      120/120 sec
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      Rest
      60 sec
    • 585043ab3a6e850479001efb If you find these kneeling push-ups to be too easy. Go for higher reps rather than doing “regular” push-up. There will be more later.
      Kneeling Pushups
      25/25 reps
    • 585043a2c80843316a014de2 Tori loves this exercise. She says “I can really feel these in my glutes.”
      Floor Bridges
      40/32 reps
    • 5850439117fa5c7c08014d7e Again 2 mins is a little too long for me.
      Butt Kicks
      120/120 sec
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      Power Skips
      60/60 sec
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      Rest
      60 sec
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      Half Pushups
      20/20 reps
    • 585043cc3a6e850479001f35 Be sure to keep your back straight and don’t round your back
      Split Stance Back Extensions
      25/25 reps
    • 585043ca3a6e850479001f2d Be sure to stay on your toes.
      Skipping Scissor Kicks
      90/90 sec
    • 585043d017fa5c7c08014dc4 Think hand, knee, foot when performing this exercise.
      Star Crawl
      45/45 sec
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      Rest
      60 sec
    • 585043a4c80843316a014de6 I would recommend leading with one arm and then switching lead arm at 30 sec so you work each side evenly.
      Forearm Plank Pushups
      10/6 reps
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      Good Mornings
      20/20 reps
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      Muay Thai Kicks
      120/120 sec
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      Star Skaters
      45/45 sec
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      Rest
      60 sec
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      Military Pushups
      8/6 reps
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      Face Down Back Extensions
      22/22 reps
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      Slalom Jumps
      35/15 sec
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      Mountain Climbers
      60/40 sec
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    Level 6 Back
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    Level 6 Chest
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    Level 8 Cardio
  • 369 Calories Burned
    10 Forearm Plank Push-ups
    2 Minutes Air Jump Rope
    4 Sessions Completed
LOL, I originally didn’t notice that I had increase my BACK and CHEST to a 6 and CARDIO to a 8 until I copied the workout for this blog. I guess that is good. There is nothing to reference it to.  Overall I did enjoy this workout and found it challenging. My one negative about this workout is that the warm up is for 6 minutes which is great, but there is no cool down at all. To finish on salmon jumps and mountain climbers are pretty high intensity exercises.  Abs or  back extensions would have been better here to allow for the heart to slow down and get closer to your normal rate.
Again please let me know if you think that the duration for some of the exercises are too long or if you think that they are fine at 2 minutes.
Check if you feel the exercises are too long or just right.

 

That’s all for today.

I’m Outta Here, PEACE!!!!!

Jeff Banek

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