It’s band time! Full body band workout with Lena Marti! Part 3

This week’s weekly workout series is by Lena Marti! Lena - a trainer at some of New York’s top fitness studios and Bikini Competitor aims to inspire others to actively pursue their fitness ambitions and reach their true potential!

Make sure to check out part 1 and 2 by Lena!


Workout #3 - Friday: Chest, shoulders and core!

This workout will focus on your chest and shoulders as well as targeting the core. Get some space, grab your band and get to it.


Push up plank banded leg lift


  • Start by putting bands around the ankles.
  • Get into a plank position hands slightly outside of shoulder width.
  • Pushup bringing the chest close to the floor then back up into plank.
  • Lift leg off the floor, start with right side then push up, then repeat pushup and leg lift left side. Keep tension on the glute as you lift your leg.
  • 3 sets of 10 push ups




Palms to Elbows Banded plank tap


  • Start by putting bands around the ankles.
  • Get into a plank position, keeping your wrists aligned with your shoulders.
  • Drop down onto your elbow one arm at a time then back up. Start with your right side and repeat 5 reps. Then lead with your left side 5 reps.
  • Make sure when coming up the wrist stays in line with the shoulders.
  • Then tap feet to the side, right and left.
  • 3 sets of 5 each side




We hope you enjoyed this weeks workout series by Lena Marti! To find out more about Lena, visit her below! 

I: @coachleenyc

F: @CoachLeeNYC


Also please leave your comments below - we'd love to know how you went with this workout and what other workouts or trainers that you'd like to see! 

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