Let’s workout together today, shall we? In honor of WORKOUT WEDNESDAY, I thought I’d walk you through one of my outdoor strength and sweat classes with me. This week we are focusing on plyometric exercises that you can do ANYWHERE, no gym required.
Okay, ready to begin?
First, everyone gather promptly at 9am outside the gym. Grab a water (if needed) and a strength band for for part of our warm up routine.
Now, let’s do our warm up run. An easy mile to the park down the road.
Once there, we go through a series of dynamic stretches and warm up routine. I like to use part of the routine the Kiwi showed you here. I also use the strength band and make everyone do duck walks. Duck walks with bands look like this. –> click here
The warm up run plus the dynamic stretches takes about 20-25 minutes. Now it’s time for the main set. The plyometric workout set. Grab a spot on by a curb and get ready.
This part of workout should take 12-15 minutes depending on the amount of time you recover after each round. Please note—> LESS is MORE here. The shorter the time, the more amount of power or speed you should put into each exercise.
Burpees or thrusters off curb look like this.
Push press to birdie look like this. And yes, your need the top of your head to almost hit the floor on the press!!
Long Jumps look like this –> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6P8qmLl4rZQ
If you do it right, you’ll be feeling it after those 12-15 minutes and will not need to repeat!
Once we’re done with that, we all take an easy run back to the gym. By then we only have about 10-15 minutes left of our class to complete the hour. We grab a mat and finish with CORE and stretching. Just do the CORE part of this workout 3x, not the cardio please.
Phew! That was a good SWEAT FEST!
Okay, your turn. Try it and let me know how it goes. Or just come visit and join my outdoor class, sound good?
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Cheers to Workout Wednesday!