Wings, Thighs, & Legs Thanksgiving Workout

November 19, 2012


Prepare for the Big Event . . . Thanksgiving Dinner!


Follow these 5 Exercises to Get You in the Best Shape for Thanksgiving!


1)     Pilgrim Shuffle      

Shuffle twice and drive the knee into your center. Focus on your breathing during this warm up! Perform 10 times each direction.

2)     Prisoner Squats      

Allow for a tall chest and keep your hands above your head. Engage in your center and make sure to focus on the toes not exceeding your toe line as you squat.  Perform 10-15 repetitions.


3)     Turkey Wing Rescue     

Hit the Turkey Wings! Exhale up and inhale back down. Bring your arms up to your chest, elbows out to the side then back down to the waist. Then extend your arms out to the side and make sure to not exceed shoulder height.  Perform 10-15 repetitions.


4)     Gobble Knee Crunch      

Squat and drive the knee up and alternate the legs. Work your abdominals, legs and cardiovascular system at the same time!  Perform 10-15 repetitions.


5)     Indian Rows     

Begin with a nice neutral spinal alignment. Bring the arms out to the side and then right back down. Allow your head to stay neutral and in line with your body.  Perform 10-15 repetitions.



Perform the Wings, Thighs & Legs exercise series one to three times!

The Author

Karen Bobos, MSed

Karen M. Bobos, MSed, has been in the fitness industry since 1996 and feels her highest accomplishments are those results achieved by her clients through her guidance. She educates clients that there is no trick to being healthy, no magic pills, but rather optimal health is achieved through eating right and moving your body.

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