The Pro45 - Overview

The Pro45 is a 45 minute fitness routine designed for the CEO to be done in the comfort of their home, in a hotel room, or at the office. Time is one of the most important factors in the success of an entrepreneur. The Pro45 is your solution to incorporating a fitness routine into your life, without the hassle of going to a gym or needing special equipment to produce results.

The Pro45 is a total body workout designed to strengthen and tone all major muscle groups, enhance cardiovascular function, improve mental clarity and enhance production.

Exercise Descriptions
▪ Squat and Shadow Box
▪ Lunge and Pickup
▪ Standard Pushup
▪ Decline Pushup
▪ Incline Pushup
▪ Positive Pushup
▪ Towel Row
▪ Resistance Bicep Curl
▪ Resistance Triceps Pushdown
▪ Crunch Extension
▪ Single Leg Extension Toe Touch
▪ Seated Twist
▪ Superman

Squat and Shadow Box
Feet are placed approximately shoulder width apart. Squat down until legs are bent to a 90 degree angle from the floor. Use a 1-2 punch combination on the way down then, a 1-2 punch combination on the way back up. Feet should remain flat with knees staying behind the toes. Note: We recommend starting with a chair behind you, until your body is able to adapt to the proper depth. Use the chair as a reference point, not to rest.

Target Muscle Groups - quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteus, calves, low back, shoulders

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Lunge and Pickup
Start in a standing position. Lunge forward with your right leg, finishing so your right thigh is at a 90 degree angle to the floor. Pick up an object (pen) and reverse lunge back into the starting position. Lunge forward again and place the object back on the floor and return back to the standing position. This is equal to one repetition. While performing a lunge keep your naval pulled into your spine, and focus on your breathing inhaling on the way up and exhaling on the way down.

Target Muscle Groups - quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteus, hip flexors, low back

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Standard Pushup
Start face down on the floor with a flat back and your shoulders directly over your hands. Lower the body down approximately 2 inches from the floor, maintaining correct posture, and push yourself backup. This is equal to one reptition.

Target Muscle Groups - chest, shoulders, triceps

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Decline Pushup
Hands should be placed on a table top, counter or bench. Hands should be directly in line with the shoulders, while the body is at a 45 degree angle to the floor. Lower the body down approximately 2 inches from the counter, maintaining correct posture, and press yourself bak up. This is equal to one repetition.

Target Muscle Groups - posterior deltoid, lower chest, triceps

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Incline Pushup
Start with your feet on the top of a bench or chair, with your feet approximately 1-3 feet off the ground. Hands should be placed on the floor underneath the shoulders. Lower the body down until your chest is approximately 2 inches from the floor, maintaining correct posture. Now push yourself back up to the starting position.

Target Muscle Groups - anterior deltoid, upper chest, triceps

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Positive Pushup
Start in the standard pushup position. Unlock your elbows and hold for 2 seconds. Take 3 seconds to lower yourself until your arms are at a 90 degree angle and hold for 2 more seconds. Take 3 more seconds to lower yourself to the floor making it 1 repetition. One repeition should take you 10 seconds.

Target Muscle Groups - chest, shoulders, triceps

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Towel Row
Start in a seated position with your legs position out in front of your body. Roll up a full sized towel and place it in the arch of your right foot, while holding each end of the towel in your hands. Resisting with your leg bent, pull the towel back focusing on your rhomboids. Use your leg to create maximum resistance throughout each repetition. Switch to the other leg, after the 1st set is completed.

Target Muscle Groups - rhomboids, latissimus dorsi

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Resistance Bicep Curl
Start in a seated position placing the inside part of your elbow against your right thigh. Place your left hand over your right wrist for maximal resistance. Curl the right arm up focusing on the bicep muscle, using the left arm to create maximum resistance throughout each movement. Switch to the other arm after the set is completed.

Target Muscle Groups - biceps

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Resistance Triceps Pushdown
Start in a seated position with your left hand grabbing your right wrist. Pull your right arm up with your left hand finishing with your elbow high. You want to focus on your right tricep resisting the pull. When the movement is complete continue to pull with your left arm while forcing your right arm down. Switch to the other arm when the set is complete.

Target Muscle Groups - triceps

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Crunch Extension
Start flat on your back with your legs and arm outstretched, simultaneously start to bring your knees towards your chest, while raising your chest to your knees with your arms extended on the outside of your legs. Focus on your abdominals throughout the exercise, breathing out on every contraction.

Target Muscle Groups - transverse abdominals

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Single Leg Extension Toe Touch

Start lying flat on the ground with your arms directly over your head. Lift your left leg and right arm in sequence touching your hand to your foot. Focus on your abdominal region while breathing out on the contraction.

Target Muscle Groups - transverse abdominals

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Seated Twist
Start in a seated position with your legs bent and lifted off the ground. Balance your body, focus on pulling the naval into the spine. Use an object (book) to pick up from the floor, starting on the right side. Transition the object from the right side across the body finishing on the left. Touch the object to the floor being sure not to rest. Over and back accounts for one repetition.

Target Muscle Groups - obliques

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Superman
Start lying flat on your stomach with your arms extended above your head, like you were flying. Raise your arms and legs extending out, keep your chin down aligned with your spine. Your hips remain on the ground, focus on your lower back.

Target Muscle Groups - low back, hips