Leg Blaster – Workout Video!


Now we’re going to start having some fun on this site!  My big races (half-marathon & Duathlon Nationals) are behind me so I’m free to focus on more fun things…like posting workout videos!  Plus, I’m determined to make iMovie my bitch.

This is a quick, down & dirty workout for your legs and butt.  You can do several sets, or incorporate it into a workout you already do, just for some added umph…because that’s what you’re looking to achieve in those workouts, right?  Of course!

Let’s get ready for some fire:


Subscribe to my YouTube Channel or visit the VITA SWEATS page on this site for more workouts.

I’ll be adding more and more before the holidays (ugh..shudder) so you’ll be ready for all those drunken nights holiday parties!

Let me know what you think about this video and what you would like to see in the future.  I take requests.


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  1. Definitely need to work out my legs more and have kind of gotten lazy on this, so seriously thank you for sharing here today and giving me a bit of motivation, too! 🙂
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    1. Absolutely! I hope you can use it!!

  2. If I just watch you do the exercise, can I get awesome legs like that by osmosis?! Maybe? Please?! ;)-Ashley
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    1. Ha ha – thank you! It’s worth a try, right?

    • Marisa on November 6, 2013 at 8:55 AM
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    My convo to fat during video: ‘burn baby burn’ ..wait ..what?!? FIRE!!! ..LOL

    1. Ha ha – YES! Lower body inferno!

  3. Love the video. I think seeing is truly the best way to learn. I have a youtube account but I have no idea what to do with it, I really need to get on that!
    Karen @BakingInATornado recently posted…Extreme LiQuponingMy Profile

    1. Thank you! I see a younger, more hip Julia Child emerging from your You Tube channel! Teach me to cook woman!! Please!

  4. LOL! Holiday party…yahoo! Maybe this year I’ll behave. Doubtful! 🙂 I wouldn’t mind seeing different types of core work.
    Kristina Walters @ Kris On Fitness recently posted…Workouts & ColdsMy Profile

    1. You got it! Thanks for the request. As for behaving at holiday parities? Nah!

    • Kim on November 6, 2013 at 10:10 AM
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    I want more of these!!! Loved it and you are so dang cute I can’t even stand it!! I think we would have way too much fun if we ever worked out together!!!
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    1. Oh we totally would! Someone would have to physically stop us or we would just go until we drop. Either way there would be wine afterward!! Thanks Kim. I’ll be posting more soon:-)

  5. Bookmarking this workout for after Richmond! You are one hot mama, Allie! I want to be ripped like you!! And iMovie is totally your bitch!
    Nicole @ Work in Sweats Mama recently posted…Mommy Math at Science of ParenthoodMy Profile

    1. Yes! Thanks Nicole. It’s a great workout for those runner’s legs!!

  6. Lol at the pleasant tunes of A Keys coming out while you are blasting people’s poor lower body! So good to see you in action! You are really giving iMovie a run for it’s money! Keep it up! I haven’t mastered it yet UGH!
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    1. You like that? HA HA I thought it was appropriate. Thanks Joi!

  7. I love this workout–totally up my alley. Now I just need my butt to calm down a bit so that I can handle lunges (squats are still ok for some reason). You are a natural on camera!
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    1. I knew you would love it! It’s a great workout for runners, of course. Thanks so much!!

  8. Love it! And I just subscribed… I’m so ready to get back into more strength training post marathon… assuming I get to run it!
    Laura @ Mommy Run Fast recently posted…Quinoa Minestrone + good newsMy Profile

    1. YAY! Thank you so much Laura. I just know you’re going to run and you’re going to kill it!!

  9. You ARE on fire! Can I just do a magic spell and look like you?
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    1. You look great just the way you are! I would, however, like you to do a photo shoot for me so when I’m 90 I can take out the pictures and see how much has changed!

  10. Oh I LOVE this!!! Yes, please make more! Just subscribed to your channel. You are so buff! I want to look like you!
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    1. Thank you so much! You know I love ALL your videos too. Keep them coming!!

  11. I’m going to have to start working out with you, Allie! I mean with your videos – I’m excited! I would love to see some triceps and shoulders work outs. I have multiple cocktail dress events and a hot dress to wear – gotta firm up those arms!
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    1. Yes! Arm workouts – coming right up. Thanks Dana!!

  12. Love it!!! I just subscribed and I’m so excited to follow along!
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    1. Awesome! Thanks Leah!!

  13. Okay so I wanted to make sure that I got home so I could see it without any interruption and I LOVE it!! I think I am going to do this when I go out of town this weekend! You look so cute!! I think 3 rounds maybe four? I bet you are the best instructor evaaaaaaa!
    Nellie recently posted…Weekly Wednesday Workout: Single Leg RaisesMy Profile

    1. That is awesome! Yes, 4 rounds and your legs should be toasty. Let me know how it goes.
      I used your ab move with the weight overhead as part of my class last night. They loved it!..and by “love” I mean they hated it so you know it was a good one!! Thanks Nellie.

  14. um, can i be you? you look amazing!! like ill watch all your videos and just try to soak in all your awesomeness. yes, thats the plan.
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    1. Ha ha!! Thanks so much Charlotte. I’m working on an “osmosis” video…
      You’re pretty awesome yourself.

  15. I love everything about this – but mostly how darn cute you are! And tiny! I ALWAYS neglect my legs because I hate when they’re sore on a run, but the’ve always been my problem area so it’s time I did something. Thanks for this awesome video!

    1. Ha ha thanks Sara! I’m always surprised by how small I look!? Is that weird? Probably. In my mind I’m MUCH taller!
      I know exactly how you feel about not wanting sore legs, but strength training like this (especially the plyometric work) is perfect for runners. It can only help, I promise!

  16. Great video! I subscribed to your channel! Even though I won’t miss them if you are putting them on your blog. Oh, I need to get out of my comfort zone and do some videos.
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    1. Awesome!! Thanks so much Carla!

  17. Great video, I Loved it! and I subscribed to your channel. Love how fit you look, I need to take my workouts to the next level now.
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    1. That is great! Thanks so much!!

  18. Oh love, love, love it!
    Off to pin it 😀 Thanks for this and your muscles?! LOVE IT!
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    1. That’s great! Thanks so much Maureen:-)

  19. Hey – me again:) Since you’re taking requests – and since I’m going to try to follow all your videos to get my butt moving again – I need a good ab routine (but I’m sure that is on your list as who doesn’t need a good ab routine??) and I’d love to see some Tabata style videos…Thanks Allie!
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    1. Love seeing you here! You have picked two of my favorites. I teach a Tabata style class and I’m thinking of having it filmed to post and abs? What runner doesn’t need good ab moves? Love them!! Thanks for the requests. Looking forward to creating & filming…

  20. Whooop! I can’t wait to try this move and I love seeing you on camera! Can’t wait to see more!
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    1. Awesome! Thanks Britton!!

  21. I’m sweating just from watching this video, but I think I’ll be incorporating it almost every day! Thanks!

    1. Perfect! Thank you:-)

  22. Very nice video ! super nice sets of exercises, and is something that you can do every day and would not take many time of your busy schedule to accomplish that and keep up with your training and the more important have fun doing exercises and been healthy !
    You just score W !
    Congrats on your success !



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    1. Thanks! I’ll have to check you out…

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