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Get Outside with this Earth Day-Inspired Workout

April 22, 2019

Get Outside with this Earth Day-Inspired Workout

by: Chris Freytag

 

This year to celebrate E A R T H  D A Y 🌎, we want to encourage you to get outside, enjoy the fresh air and get a workout in all at the same time! I try to workout outside as much as I can in the spring and summer - it just feels so good! It serves as a change of pace from the indoor gym throughout the winter months, I am happy that spring is near for more outdoor workouts! Save this workout to do today or just about any day you want to get a workout in outside!

Today’s Earth Day workout is going to get your heart rate up and is a fun way to mix things up outside. Try this as a 15 minute circuit! My advice would be to warm up for a minute or two, loosening up your muscles and getting them ready for your workout. 

 The Workout:   

1. Resistance Band Rows: Wrap the band/ tube around a tree or a pole to pull (keeping elbows in close to your rib cage) 

2. Quick Feet Cardio: quick feet over and behind the band/ tube. Keeping your hands above your heart to elevate heart rate

3. Resistance Band Chest Press: Wrap the band/ tube around a tree or poll and press 

4. Medicine Ball Toe Taps: Cardio movement, tapping your toes lightly on the ball as quickly as possible to increase heart rate. 

5. Resistance Band Squat and Curl 

6. Slam Ball Squat and Press: Squat the slam ball all the way to the ground and reach overhead to press

7. “Slurpees": Slam the ball and then do a burpee = Slurpee :) 

Watch full length video ➡️➡️ to see each exercise broken down here:  https://vimeo.com/328790093/93ba7e04b0
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** Equipment needed: For this workout I use a SPRI Braided Tube and a Dead Weight Slam Ball
SPRI workout equipment outside on ground
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WORKOUT PACE:

Warm up for a minute or two to loosen up your muscles. Complete each exercise for a minute each. You will get through 1 round of each exercise for a minute each, take a 1 minute break and repeat the entire circuit again. You will complete the entire circuit a total of 2 times through, making this an effective 15 minute workout! Get outside, be creative, and get your EARTH DAY workout in! 

Certified trainer and health coach, Chris Freytag is committed to helping people lose fat, build muscle and gain confidence while becoming their most healthy self! Check out her streaming workout website with hundreds of workouts at www.gethealthyutv.com 


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