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Friday 15 December 2017

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

Fitness test week 6
Fitness test week 6

Siobhan Byrne

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.



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.


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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