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Try this weekly workout to 'Trim Before the Turkey'

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Most of us wind up gaining a few pounds between Thanksgiving and the New Year. This year, TODAY wants to help you be proactive and get trim before the turkey so you can enjoy the pumpkin pie guilt-free!

For week two, trainer Will Weber is back to share a new workout plan. This week is all about stability, and these exercises will help you get in shape. It's a lot, but it works! If you missed the first workout, you can find it here.

Day 1: Repeat four times

Legs

  • Squat jumps (30 seconds)
  • Alternating front kicks (30 seconds)
Will Weber alternating front kicks
Will Weber alternating front kicksWill Weber
  • Squat jacks (30 seconds)
Squat jacks
Squat jacksWill Weber
  • Tire hops (1 minute)
Tire hops
Tire hopsWill Weber

Upper body

  • Hard basketball pass (30 seconds)
Hard basketball pass
Hard basketball passWill Weber
  • Renegade planks (30 seconds)
  • Toss and catch (30 seconds)
Toss and catch
Toss and catchWill Weber
  • Shadow box (60 seconds)

Core

  • Boat hold (45 seconds)
Boat hold
Boat holdWill Weber
  • Simulated weight slams (1 minute)
Weight slams
Weight slamsWill Weber
  • Oblique knee lateral raises (45 seconds)
Knee raises
Knee raisesWill Weber

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Day 2: Repeat three times

Legs

  • Pistol squats (alternating every two reps, 10 reps each leg)
Single leg squat
Single leg squatWill Weber
  • Reverse walking lunges (20 reps)
Reverse walking lunges
Reverse walking lungesWill Weber
  • Single leg bridge (alternating every 2 reps, 10 each leg)
Single leg bridge
Single leg bridgeWill Weber
  • Lateral bench step overs (30 reps)
Lateral bench stepover
Lateral bench stepoverWill Weber

Upper body

  • Chest flys (20 reps)
Chest flys
Chest flysWill Weber
  • Lateral shoulder flys (20 reps)
Lateral shoulder flys
Lateral shoulder flysWill Weber
  • Lying triceps push-up (10 reps each arm)
Lying triceps push-up
Lying triceps push-upWill Weber
  • Cliff curls (12 reps each arm)
Cliff curls
Cliff curlsWill Weber

Core

  • Slider pikes (20 reps)
Slider pikes
Slider pikesWill Weber
  • Superman holds (30 seconds)
Superman holds
Superman holdsWill Weber
  • Waiter holds (30 seconds)
Waiter holds
Waiter holdsWill Weber
  • Mason twist holds (30 seconds per side)
Mason twist hold
Mason twist holdWill Weber

Day 3: Repeat four times

Legs

  • Lunge hops (30 seconds)
Lunge hops
Lunge hopsWill Weber
  • Kick overs (30 seconds)
Kick overs
Kick oversWill Weber
  • Star hops (30 seconds each leg)
star hops
star hopsWill Weber
  • Marx walks (1 minute; 4 steps forward, 4 steps backward)
Marx walks
Marx walksWill Weber

Upper body

  • 6-count negative push-up (8 reps)
Negative push-up
Negative push-upWill Weber
  • Lawn mower pulls (12 reps each arm)
Lawn mower pulls
Will Weber
  • Wall sphinx push-ups (16 reps)
Wall sphinx push-up
Wall sphinx push-upWill Weber
  • Lying band rows (20 reps)
Lying band rows
Lying band rowsWill Weber

Core

  • In and outs (20 reps)
  • Side plank (30 seconds)
side plank
side plankWill Weber
  • Weighted rotating swings (30 reps)
Weighted rotating swings
Weighted rotating swingsWill Weber

For more on the Trim Before Turkey plan, check out Joy Bauer's meal plan.

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