St. Patrick’s Day Workout

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

As a 100% feta obsessed Greek, I can’t say that today is my favorite holiday of all time (that would be the 4th of July).  I have certainly done my fair share of celebrating with my Irish friends and boyfriend though.

Some pics from last night….

Tim and I went out to PJ Ryan’s in Somerville with some of my friends from home.  My beer of choice last night was Ommegang Witte, and for dinner I ordered a bunless turkey guacamole burger with a side of sweet potato fries.  Fun fact – I hate regular French fries, but love sweet potato fries.  I also enjoyed a second side of everyone’s pickles.  How do I have that many friends, and a boyfriend, that hate pickles so much?!

PJ Ryan's

We spent too much money for sure, but it was a fun night catching up with my friends!

St. Patrick's Day 2013

Some pics from last year….

st. Pats

St. Patrick's Day Collage

I honestly tried to look through my old Facebook pictures for more St. Pat’s from the past couple of years, but I can’t find any from post college.  And some of the college ones are just scary.

st pats 2007

Hi Bridge!  That was the most normal one I could find.

Anyways, today we aren’t doing anything crazy for St. Patrick’s Day.  It could be a sign that we are getting old?  However, I did want to give you guys something Irish related in F&F, so what better than a St. Patrick’s Day workout?  If you aren’t drinking today and looking for a workout to do, give this circuit a try.  You can do it one, two, or three times through.

St. Patrick's Day Workout

As noted, you can certainly feel free to rehydrate with Guinness if you wish!  Just for today.  😉

For these exercises, some recommended reps/times for each move could be:

  • 45 seconds of squat jumps
  • 12 triceps dips with kick
  • 15 pushups
  • 12 alternating front lunges (each leg)
  • 30 seconds tuck jumps
  • 15 rear lateral raises
  • 60 seconds of inchworms
  • 15 calf raises w/overhead press
  • 12 kettlebell swings
  • 60 seconds spiderman plank
  • 15 biceps curls
  • 60 seconds alternating crossover jumping jacks
  • 10 sets of YTI raises

But please adjust to your own fitness levels.  Let me know if you give it a whirl!

Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?  Share your favorite St. Patrick’s Day memory in the comments!