Most of you guys are already back in school, while others are patiently waiting (and possibly dreading) the first day of school! Either way, it’s never too late to start a new health regimen! Here are a few exercises that will keep you fit for school.
Cardio Crash Course: Grab your music player and hit the neighborhood park or gym! This tip should be fun for music lovers that get bored easily when exercising. Start off you cardio with a brisk walk during the verse of a song. When the chorus comes in, walk faster if you’re a beginner and run if you’re more advanced! Continue this pattern for the remainder of your cardio crash course which should be about 15 to 20 minutes in length.
Crunch-less CORE-iculum: Engage your core! Grab a medicine ball and sit down on a mat. With your feet planted on the floor, lean back just a little until you feel a tad bit shaky. While holding the medicine ball, begin to twist your upper body slowly from left to right. If you’re strong enough, lift your feet off the ground just a little to make the move more challenging. These are called Russian Twists and you should do 3 sets of 15 reps.
Fail-Proof Froggers: This exercise hits everything: Arms, legs, core, and even cardio depending on speed. Start by standing straight up. Squat down to the floor and let both your hands touch the ground. Jump back into plank position, then jump back into your low squat. Hop back up to standing position and do it all over again! 3 sets of 10 should do the trick!
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