The Turkey Burner!


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Updated: 11/21/2012 12:18 pm Published: 11/20/2012 4:22 pm


1. How many calories does the average American eat on Thanksgiving?
3000-5000 calories for the whole day!

2. How much do I need to exercise to burn off Thanksgiving?
For 140 lb woman: 8 hours touch Football, 8 hours running, 8 hours Zumba, 5¾ hours vigorous Spin class, 13 hours of Ashtanga Yoga, 12 hours of brisk walking.

3. What can you do at home?
Let’s get moving with the Turkey Burner!

It’s an easy circuit workout that can be done at home or in a hotel or guest room AND without any equipment!!
50 Jumping Jacks
40 Bicycles
30 Squats
20 Burpees
10 Pushups
**You can change the exercises to any exercise you enjoy**

4. Can the Turkey Burner be modified to be harder?
Yes! Do as many rounds as possible in a certain amount of time (10 minutes, 15 minutes, etc.) DON’T STOP!
Challenge yourself to do 5 rounds or 10 rounds, etc.
Hold small weights (1-3 lbs) while doing Jumping Jacks, Bicycles, and Squats. Add heavier weights for the squats.

5. Can the Turkey Burner be modified to be easier?
Yes! Modify Jumping Jacks by taking out the hop.
Modify the squats by squatting ½ way down instead of getting your thighs parallel to the floor.
Place your hands on a chair or step while performing the burpees.
Modify your pushups by placing your hands on a chair or step or putting your knees on the floor. 

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1910 South Lewis Ave
Tulsa, OK 74104

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