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The Ultimate New Year’s Bodyweight Workout
Your body is the only tool you'll need for this workout. By Melissa Romero
Using just your body weight, this New Year's workout works on flexibility, strengthening, and burning calories. Photographs courtesy of Shutterstock.
Comments () | Published January 2, 2013

Doing the same workout every day is a sure-fire way to fail in keeping your New Year's resolution to be healthier. To keep you on track through January, Well+Being is here to help. For the next few weeks we'll offer New Year's workouts to keep you lean, toned, strong, and entertained. 

This week's routine was designed by local trainer Inez Sobczak, who runs Fit-Nez Boutique in Arlington. It improves balance, flexibility, and strength without extra equipment. 

Bodyweight Workout
Perform three to four sets of ten reps of each exercise.

1. Squats

2. Pushups

3. Alternating lunges (ten on each leg)

4. Tricep dips

5. One lap around the block/track or jog in place for one minute. 

Ab Blast
Perform three sets of ten reps of each exercise.

1. Leg raises

2. Bicycles

3. Pike-ups

For more workouts, visit Well+Being's Fit Check page. 

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