calorie burner lucky 7 workout made up of 7 exercises

by purelytwins

We had a wonderful weekend. Busy yet relaxing at the same time.

We did some house things for Lori and Gary’s place. They have some house projects that they want done before the little one arrives in a few months. Since I am such a sweet twin sister I have offered my time to help. (Yes, I realize how lucky I am to have Michelle as a twin sis).

We celebrated Lori being a new mom-to-be for Mother’s Day by doing things for baby M. We called our mom and older sister to wish them a happy Mother’s Day and wished we could be there with them to celebrate together.

We had a hard time coming up with a cute name for this workout. And one day Lori mentioned it’s our lucky 7 workout. Since there are 7 exercises that we do 7 reps for 7 rounds. Sounds easy enough, right? We thought we could do this workout in under 25 minutes.

Well…

It actually took us a little over 30 minutes to complete.

Luck was on our side to push us through this workout. To be honest, about halfway through I was thinking we should have reduced the reps or rounds 😉  We got this idea from our triple 8 workout (which now thinking about it we should have called this workout crazy 7 just like that one)! We loved that workout. It was also another long workout for us as we usually workout in less than 20 minutes a day around here. But… it’s good to challenge the body and the mind differently.

Do we have you super excited to burn some calories and shed some fat with this lucky 7 workout right? Good!

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Let’s get started.

Here is the workout breakdown.

Don’t forget to PIN this workout to try this week and let us know how you liked it!

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Purely training #61 lucky 7 workout (click to download your printable)

We suggest for different fitness levels:

B-fits (beginner peeps):   Follow video for recommendations. Use light weights for the squat, lifts, and walk. Take it slow. Can do less rounds – try 3 or 4 rounds.

A-fits (advanced peeps):  Go for speed to challenge yourself. Take breaks when needed. Can add on more rounds if you desire.

FIT moms (pregnancy recommendations) :  Do the modifications mentioned in the video.  Go at a slower pace if needed. Take breaks and can do less rounds if needed. Do triangle plank jumps on a chair to take some pressure of belly. Walking pushups can be done against a wall. This workout is only safe for first trimester.

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As the workout continued we both were making some modifications when needed. Never feel bad about modifying a move! Listen to your body and take breaks when needed.

This time challenge full body workout that will burn calories while building muscle!

Go warm-up and come workout with us.

*disclaimer: make sure to consult with your doctor before trying anything new with your workout routine. 

Now if you try this lucky 7 workout make sure to let us know. We want to hear how long it takes you. Try to beat us.

xo

 

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23 comments

Georgia May 12, 2014 - 9:47 am

Ahh, this looks insane!! Can’t wait 😀

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purelytwins May 12, 2014 - 3:26 pm

haha it was 🙂 in a good way!

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Stephanie May 12, 2014 - 12:34 pm

Wow I just finished your lucky 7 workout and the sweat is still pouring off of me (gross, yes, but means it was a good one). Thanks so much for helping me switch up my usual workout routine!! Love your stuff ladies =]

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purelytwins May 12, 2014 - 3:26 pm

great job Stephanie!! oh yes lots of sweat involved in this workout 🙂 glad you are liking our workouts. thanks for the support!!

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claire May 12, 2014 - 2:20 pm

Did this today and it kicked my butt – it was harder than you two make it look! 🙂 <3

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purelytwins May 12, 2014 - 3:27 pm

haha well we try not to scare you haha, great job Claire!!

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ucsdgirl May 12, 2014 - 3:30 pm

This look so hard!

Michelle, I saw in another comment that you said that your eczema issues seem worse after having eaten paleo-ish for a long time. Do you think it’s possible that it’s not the right template for you? Or do you think there’s just something you’re missing?

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purelytwins May 12, 2014 - 6:05 pm

Great question. To be honest I am still up in the air, as Paleo helped me in other aspects but not my eczema. So thinking there is something else that I am missing, just trying to figure out what that is 🙂

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ucsdgirl May 12, 2014 - 6:24 pm

What aspects do you feel it’s helped with? I found it actually was worse for my hormones. Once I incorporated more carbohydrates and allowed myself more body fat my cycle returned to as normal as I think it’ll ever be! What’re your feelings on paleo and hormone/menstrual health?

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Laura @ Mommy Run Fast May 12, 2014 - 5:56 pm

I’m definitely trying this! You included so many moves that are not a part of my usual routine… and I love that it’s pregnancy friendly!

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purelytwins May 12, 2014 - 6:06 pm

thanks Laura, hope you give it a try, we think you will like it 🙂

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kitkat May 12, 2014 - 6:24 pm

Did this and it was brutal! Thanks a million!!!

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purelytwins May 12, 2014 - 9:25 pm

great job!! glad you liked it!

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Abby May 12, 2014 - 8:36 pm

This one is a blast! One of my new faves.

My hubby and I did this together today and were able to push each other, without breaks! Finished in 28 mins.

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purelytwins May 12, 2014 - 9:28 pm

great job Abby!! so happy to hear it and great job in getting your hubby to do it with you. it’s great having a workout buddy to push you!

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Lucy May 12, 2014 - 9:14 pm

Great workout! Thanks – I tend to get stuck in a rut doing the same moves over and over and I know that’s not good for my muscles.

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Alexandra May 12, 2014 - 11:35 pm

this only took me 18 minutes!!! WOOOO! Love the sweat train running down my face right now 🙂

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purelytwins May 13, 2014 - 7:07 am

great job!!! glad you liked it 🙂

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Carla May 13, 2014 - 7:27 am

In IN IN.
my workouts have been…wonky 🙂 I need to challenge me more…

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G May 13, 2014 - 1:44 pm

This would be a good benchmark workout, time it and do it again every couple weeks or month! Love it

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purelytwins May 13, 2014 - 6:07 pm

Enjoy the workout 😉

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