Summer Park Circuit
As we are in the midst of the summer season, I thought it was appropriate for me to share my Summer Park Workout for you all to enjoy! Hopefully the sun is shinning bright wherever you are but even in the gloom, this workout is meant to make your day bright!! Put on some sassy workout gear, I’m wearing my Lorna Jane, lace up and get out!
10 Decline Push Ups off of a Park Bench
Place your toes on a park bench and hands on the ground, out in front of you. With your core engaged and body tight from head to toe, bring your head down towards your hands then push yourself back up the the starting position. Repeat 10x
10 Stationary Lunges on each side
In a staggered stance, drop your body towards the ground, keeping your upper body tall with your chest out and belly button glued to your spine. Drop as low as you can without hitting the ground. Use your front heel to push yourself back up to the starting position and repeat 10x before completing 10 reps with your other leg.
*Be sure your knee does not go over your toe and as you come down stay tall and don’t lean forward.
10 Incline Push Ups off of a Park Bench
Place your feet on the ground and hands on a park bench. With your core engaged and body tight from head to toe, bring your head down towards the park bench then push yourself back up to the starting position. Repeat 10x
50 Mountain Climbers
Start on the ground in a push up position. Bring your right knee in towards your right shoulder then as you bring your right foot back to the starting position switch feet, bringing the left foot in and towards your left shoulder and your right food back. Continue alternating the feet as fast as you can for 50 reps.
*right foot, left foot = 1 rep
10 Tricep Dips off a Park Bench with 1 food elevated
Hold on to the edge of a park bench and bring your legs out in front of you. Keep one knee bent and your foot on the ground and your other leg extended straight in front of you. Bend your elbows and allow your bottom to dip down towards the ground then press yourself back up to the starting position. Keep your foot flexed and leg and midsecion tight while you squeeze your triceps.
*For beginners, perform exercise with both knees bent and feet on the ground.
10 Step-Up on Park Bench with Gluteal Squeeze
Place one foot on the ground and one foot on a park bench. Use the foot on the park bench to press your body up while kicking the opposite leg back and squeezing your glutes. Lower back down and repeat 10x before repeating exercise on opposite leg.
*Use your heel to press up on the park bench and keep your opposite leg tight and flexed.
Repeat Circuit 3x through with limited rest and finish with 5 minutes of stretching.
Have fun and Enjoy the amazing fresh air while you work up a sweat!
Tights: Zoe Core Stability 3/4 Tight