16 minute sexy sweat session

by purelytwins

Time to workout and move your body with us today in this 16 minute real time workout. Your sexy sweat session.


We felt it was time to have a great sweaty workout. And you can do this workout anywhere and done in under 20 minutes!

In this workout we incorporated one of our favorite plank based exercises – plank step-ups. Plank step-ups are a challenging core exercise that target the abs and obliques. And we further enhance those muscles by adding in a knee-to-elbow.

Why we love doing these exercises:

  • The deeper and closer to the spine the particular abdominal muscle is, the more effect over body posture it will have.
  • Obliques serve as stabilizers, and are used in almost every physical activity.

For more strength and a little cardio action we added in squat with a sandbag and front kick. The faster you do these the more ‘cardio’ it can be. And the front kick is another great move to engage your core more.

And for the last movement in this workout is the sumo squat mixed with powering up. You do 5 sumo squat pulses to target your thighs and move to the floor to power yourself up.  Sumo squat pulses with power ups are great for more cardio action plus building up that strength in the legs and upper body. We love doing sumo squats because it focuses on the inner thighs and that body part can be overlooked.

This 16 minute home workout will help get you feeling sexy and toned.

Challenge yourself with using some weights with this workout.

Here is the workout breakdown:

Time to workout and move your body with us today in this 16 minute real time workout. Your sexy sweat session. A great workout to target your core without doing any crunches.

16 minute sexy sweat session #purelyfitlife 24 (click for printable)

We suggest:

  • A-fits (advanced peeps) : Use a heavy weight for the squats. Move as fast as you can within the 30 seconds.
  • B-fits (beginner peeps): Go at your own pace. You can omit the step up for the plank and just step side to side.  Use light weights for the squats.

Now it’s your time to work out with us!

Hope you enjoy this sexy sweaty workout 😉

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Love this quote, doesn’t it say it all?




No excuses. You determine the outcome.



Lori and Michelle

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Kim August 19, 2013 - 4:32 pm

Looks like another really great workout – thanks for sharing!!!

Jillienne@ChasingRaspberries August 19, 2013 - 5:06 pm

I love that you told us why these exercises are good for the body. I always like to know what I’m working out and it’s benefit.

purelytwins August 19, 2013 - 5:53 pm

🙂 yep!

Brittany @ Delights and Delectables August 19, 2013 - 8:04 pm

I love your videos! I feel like I’m getting to work out with you girls! Miss you! xoxo

purelytwins August 19, 2013 - 9:38 pm

thanks sweetie, miss you too!

Allie August 19, 2013 - 8:09 pm

LOVE those plank step-ups! I’ve been a trainer and fitness instructor for over 10 years and have never seen a plank/push-up done like that. I cannot wait to try these…and then have my class do them!! Don’t worry, I’ll credit you:-) Thanks!

purelytwins August 19, 2013 - 9:38 pm

thanks Allie 🙂 let us know how it goes!

Meg @ A Dash of Meg August 20, 2013 - 12:31 am

this looks killer sisters!! 😀 I LOVE IT

Jojo @ RunFastEatLots August 20, 2013 - 9:31 am

The plank step-ups look intense! I love doing plank moves because it feels so effective! I do them sometimes when I do Insanity Cardio Abs workouts.

Heather @ Better With Veggies August 20, 2013 - 3:17 pm

One of these days I’ll get to do one of these awesome workouts you create – love it AND the quote. 🙂

purelytwins August 20, 2013 - 4:04 pm

🙂 hugs

brooke September 12, 2013 - 10:16 pm

What a great workout! I was dripping! I did this after one your other 20(ish) minute workouts and this totally did me in.

Justin December 12, 2013 - 7:07 pm

plank exercises are great, I try to incorporate them into my ab sessions a couple of times a week. Great video girls!

purelytwins December 12, 2013 - 10:03 pm

awesome Justin, love hearing more plank love out there.


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