Carrie Underwood’s Fitness ‘Card Trick’ is Brilliant

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Carrie Underwood shows us one way to tackle exercise.

Carrie Underwood, 33, is known for her crazy toned legs and being super fit. To help her reach her goals she has invented her own workout ‘game’ for when she’s exercising alone and trying to beat boredom. Check it out below!

“I take a deck of cards and assign each suit a body area—say, diamonds for arms, hearts for legs, spades for core and clubs for cardio. I split the deck in half and write down exercises for each suit, a different one for each half. So, if I flip over the six of hearts, I’ll do six squats. If the next card is ace of diamonds, that’s 14 push-ups. Sometimes I’ll make spades boxing and beat the crap out of the bag for however many punches the number on the card says,” Carrie explained to Self magazine.

All I need for a great work out is a deck of cards and an imagination! #StayThePath #CALIAbyCarrie

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“Having different exercises for each half of the deck keeps me from getting bored. I make sure there’s a joker in each half—that’s a mile run on the treadmill. Then I go through the whole deck. With a 15-minute warm-up on the elliptical, it takes about an hour and a half total, but it’s fun because you’ve designed the workout yourself,” the singer added.

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