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“Downton Abbey” Fitness Challenge

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Looking for a way to stick with your New Year’s Resolutions while watching all of the “Downton Abbey: Season 6” your heart desires? We have a solution! Capitalize on your favorite characters’ signature style to get an outstanding workout every time you watch. (With five lunges for every Dowager zinger, your legs will be the envy of everyone by the season finale in March!)

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Anna cries - 10 pushups (x2 if Bates comforts her)


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Lady Mary’s eyebrows take center stage - 5 squats


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Thomas schemes - Bicycle abs for 30 seconds (x2 if his plot fails miserably)


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Carson is horrified  - 30 second wall sit


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Moseley’s hopes and dreams are shattered - 15 crunches


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The Dowager Countess lands a zinger (x2 if she’s scandalized!) - 5 lunges


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Daisy sees/hears/does something that she shouldn’t - 1-minute plank


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Tea is served - 10 jumping jacks


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Someone mentions status or class - 10 burpees



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Lord Grantham talks about how much he loves Downton - 30 second superman


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Isobel talks takes the moral high ground - 30 mountain climbers


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Edith goes up to London - 30 high-knees


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Anyone wears a hat - 15 leg-lifts


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Mary insults Edith - 20 crunches


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A servant overhears gossip - 30 punches


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Mrs. Patmore yells at Daisy — 10 bridges


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Cora’s money is mentioned - 10 sit-ups


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Anna fixes someone’s hair - Jog in place until she’s finished


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One of the Crawleys rebels against tradition - 30 calf raises


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Mrs. Hughes dispenses motherly advice — 10 sumo squats


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Visitor stays for dinner - 20 arm circles

“Downton Abbey” Fitness Challenge

  • Anna cries - 10 pushups (x2 if Bates comforts her)
  • Lady Mary’s eyebrows take center stage - 5 squats
  • Thomas schemes - Bicycle abs for 30 seconds (x2 if his plot fails miserably)
  • Carson is horrified  - 30 second wall sit
  • Moseley’s hopes and dreams are shattered - 15 crunches
  • The Dowager Countess lands a zinger (x2 if she’s scandalized!) - 5 lunges
  • Daisy sees/hears/does something that she shouldn’t - 1-minute plank
  • Tea is served - 10 jumping jacks
  • Someone mentions status or class - 10 burpees
  • Lord Grantham talks about how much he loves Downton - 30 second superman
  • Isobel talks takes the moral high ground - 30 mountain climbers
  • Edith goes up to London - 30 high-knees
  • Anyone wears a hat - 15 leg-lifts
  • Mary insults Edith - 20 crunches
  • A servant overhears gossip - 30 punches
  • Mrs. Patmore yells at Daisy — 10 bridges
  • Cora’s money is mentioned - 10 sit-ups
  • Anna fixes someone’s hair - Jog in place until she’s finished
  • One of the Crawleys rebels against tradition - 30 calf raises
  • Mrs. Hughes dispenses motherly advice — 10 sumo squats
  • Visitor stays for dinner - 20 arm circles 

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