Friday 26 December 2014

6-Week Fitness Test for New Year: week 6 Squat

Fitness test week 6

1/ Stand upright with your feet shoulder-width apart, and your hands clenched at chest level with elbows bent.

2/ Lower your body towards the floor, sending your hips back and down and bending your knees. Push through your heels to return to start position, keeping your back flat throughout.

MOUNTAIN

CLIMBER

1/ Start with your feet on the floor and two hands on the ground. Make sure your back is flat with your core engaged.

2/ Slowly bring one knee up to the chest then return back to start position and repeat with opposite leg. This is one rep.

BURPEE

1/ Start in a press-up position.

2/ Jump your knees into chest while keeping your hands on the floor.

3/ From standing position jump up with your hands in the air and then return down and jump your feet back out to start position.

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