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Harley Pasternak's Celebrity Workout

Lying DB triceps extension (HarleyBar OR Dumbbells OR water bottles OR cans)

  • Lie on bench/floor and position dumbbells or HarleyBar over head with arms extended.
  • Lower dumbbells or bar by bending elbow until they are to sides of head. Extend arm. Repeat.
  • Reps: 3 sets of 20


  • Lie face down on your stomach with arms and legs extended. Keep your neck in a neutral position.
  • Keeping your arms and legs straight (but not locked) and torso stationary, simultaneously lift your arms and legs up toward the ceiling to form an elongated "u" shape with your body — back arches and arms and legs several inches off the floor.
  • Hold for two to five seconds and lower back down to complete one.
  • Reps: 3 sets of 20

Skater Lunge

  • Perform a reverse lunge with your back leg slightly at an angle.
  • Leap to the side and bring the opposite leg behind you, only tapping your toe to the ground.
  • Immediately jump back the other direction and continue alternating until you feel the burn.
  • Form check: Keep your knees bent and stay as low as possible to really work your quads.
  • Reps: 3 sets of 20

Side Bends (HarleyBar OR Dumbbells OR water bottles OR cans)

  • Begin with your feet about hip-width apart, with your hands either on your hips or down by your side.
  • Hold your chest up tall and engage your core.
  • Now, still holding your chest tall and strong, proceed to bend to the side at your waist.
  • Bend as far as you can, then return to the starting position. Continue on the other side.
  • Reps: 3 sets of 20

Bent Over Row (HarleyBar OR dumbbells OR water bottles OR cans)

  • Kneel over side of bench by placing knee and hand of supporting arm on bench.
  • Position foot of opposite leg slightly back to side. Grasp dumbbell from floor.
  • Pull dumbbell to up to side until it makes contact with ribs or until upper arm is just beyond horizontal. Return until arm is extended and shoulder is stretched downward. Repeat and continue with opposite arm.
  • Reps: 3 sets of 20

Thursday, May 24, 2012