Team Afterburn September Schedule Changes and Workout Additions!

 
Changes to our schedule!
As we gear up to head into the last few months of the year, many of us experience changes in our daily routines such as kids going back to school or even some of you heading back to school either as students yourselves or as teachers! Also, as the year goes on, sunset approaches earlier and earlier. Because of these changes, we will be removing the 7:10 pm class from our schedule beginning Sept 5. Not to worry, this is a planned seasonal change in our schedule and we look forward to our late gym sessions once again when the season shifts back that direction!
 
So, for those of you late night gym rats, we will still have the 6:10 pm class available Mon-Fri, but beginning Sept 5, we will no longer have the 7:10 pm class. As always, if you have any questions at all about this or anything else, please let us know!
 
Also, on Labor Day, September 5, we will not be offering our 5:10 or 6:10 pm classes. All morning classes will remain the same, but the latest session we will be offering that day will be 4:10 pm.
 
New September Workout Additions
For those of you who have been with us long enough, you know that at Team Afterburn you get a new set of workouts each and every month! Well, in September we are raising that bar even higher by adding in some brand new exercises that we haven’t used in past Team Afterburn workouts. Let’s take a look at the newest additions:

  • Cross Squat Jump
    • The Cross Squat Jump is going to be a twist on one of our favorite cardio exercises, the squat jump. With the cross squat jump, we will be infusing some core movement by reach down and across our body during the squat to touch each foot, which will activate our core muscles in addition to the awesome cardio element!
  • Pushup with Hand Release
    • The Pushup with Hand Release is going to be an excellent complement to our resistance workouts! During this exercise, in addition to the standard pushup, you will be raising both hands and feet off the ground (like a superman) when you come down in the pushup. This will allow us to work both our back and our chest in the same set!
  • Dive bomb pushup
    • This variation of the standard pushup will again allow us to work multiple muscle groups at the same time. In this workout, we are in a downward dog position, which is basically a pushup position with our glutes raised up, causing tension and resistance in our shoulders and hamstrings when we do our pushup in addition to the chest element we are already getting!
  • Isolations
    • In previous months we have alternated between muscle groups as we moved from station to station in order to give our muscles a rest. This month, we will be spending longer period of time on certain muscle groups to really isolate and break down the muscles in that group.