Day 55: Water Bottle Cross Punches

Fitness guru Cindy Whitmarsh shared today's exercise with us. This exercise sculpts shoulders, chest, core, and elevates your heart rate to help burn calories!
 
Step 1: You need two full water bottles or lightweight dumbbells (3/8 lb recommended).
Step 2: Sit or stand, holding water bottles or weights at chest.
Step 3: Punch one water bottle out in front of body to the opposite side and back to your chest.
Step 4: Repeat on the other side.
 
Start slow and then pick up the pace! Repeat for 30-50 reps.
 
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About the author:
Cindy Whitmarsh is a 17-year veteran fitness professional. She has a bachelor's degree in corporate and community fitness/nutrition from North Dakota State University, and she holds credentials of ACE Certified Fitness Instructor, ACE Certified Lifestyle and Weight management, and NASN Licensed Sports Nutritionist. She has appeared in multiple infomercials, ExerciseTV features, and various news and fitness segments, is the author of "101 Ways to Workout with Weights" as well as two ultrafit cookbooks, and is a nutrition/fitness consultant to many athletes including San Diego Charger football players, San Diego Charger girls, and professional baseball players. For more information, visit her Web site.
 

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