Exercises To Get You Ready for Festival Season

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New Delhi: Festive season is around the corner and it’s time to put the finishing touches on that tight and toned body you’ve been working so hard on. With these five exercises for festival season fitness, you’ll be ready to rock that neon muscle tank and enjoy the show.

High-Knee Jump Rope

Holding an imaginary jump rope in your hands, begin rotating your wrists while running in place, driving your knees above your waistline.

Continue the move for 30 seconds, rest for 15 seconds, and then proceed to the next move.

Spiderman Climbers

Starting in a strong plank position, with your hands under your shoulders and your head, hips, and heels in a straight line, jump your right foot to your right hand.

Make sure your hips stay low and your right foot is flat on the ground. As you jump your right foot back to the starting position, simultaneously jump your left foot out to your left hand.

Repeat this motion, alternating sides every rep, for 30 seconds. Rest for 15 seconds, then proceed to the next move.

Alternating Clinch Knees

Start in a staggered stance with your right foot back and your hands cupped in a clinch position at head level. Drive your right knee forward while bringing your hands to the side of your right hip.

Set your foot straight down and step your opposite foot back into your start position. Continue to reach and pull, alternating sides, for 30 seconds. Rest for 15 seconds, then proceed to the next move.

Roll Jumps

In your dominate fight stance with your knees slightly bent and your hands by your chin, bend your knees and roll forward, keeping your chest up and shifting your weight to your front leg. Jump.

Reverse this motion by rolling back and shifting your weight to the rear leg. Jump. Continue to roll jump forward and back for 30 seconds. Rest for 15 seconds, then proceed to the next move.

Triple Lunge With Ginga Hop

Begin this move by stepping your right leg back into a reverse lunge and bending both knees to 90 degrees. Keeping your chest up, extend your left arm to the side and bend your right elbow with your forearm across your chest.

Pulse three times and push off the left leg to jump laterally to the right, landing softly on your right foot and stepping your left leg behind you into a reverse lunge. Switch the positioning of your arms to the other side. Pulse three times on this side and jump laterally to the left leg.

Repeat the movement while alternating sides for 30 seconds. Rest for 15 seconds, then proceed to the next move.

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