Martial Arts Fitness
If aerobic dance classes have you yawning, punch and kick your body into shape with Kenpo. Ellen Nalaboff, celebrity fitness guru, life coach, and owner of Ellen's Fitness Studio in New York, challenges you to try this five-move Kenpo karate workout – it not only shreds calories, it will strengthen and tone every muscle in your body.
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Works glutes, hamstrings, core, shoulders and arms
Start position: Stand with your right foot back, left hand chambered by your rib cage and right arm out in clenched fist
Movement: Bring your right knee up and strike leg forward with ball of your foot, while switching your arms in a forceful motion. Return to starting position. Repeat.
Perform: 10 repetitions for each side; 3 sets each
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