What is a band squat

What is a...

Name of exercise

Band squat

What's it for?

Strengthening glutes and legs.

Top tips

  • Loop the resistance band around your shoulders. Avoid looping it around the neck.
  • Stand securely on the resistance band. Make sure it can't ping up into your face!
  • Perform a normal squat:
    • Sit the bum back and down
    • Keep the feet flat
    • Keep the back flat

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What is a squat pressup

What is a...

Name of exercise

Squat pressup

What's it for?

Strengthens the legs, core and upper body.

Top tips

  • Start and end by standing tall.
  • Squat down low, then walk your hands out to a strong pressup position.
  • Do a full pressup keeping your belly tight and bum tucked.
  • Walk the hands back towards your feet, then finish the move by squating back up to the standing position.

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Workout with us – Home resistance band workout

Workout with us

Workout With Us are a series of workout videos for you to follow and join in with. Using these, you can "build your own" workout by combining warmup, strength, cardio and cool downs, depending on your goals and lifestyle.

What it works...

Full body workout.

Who can do it?

Suitable for all, as long as you have a resistance band.

How long?

Approx 12 minutes.

OK then, let's do this...

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Weekly workout plan – 20/03/20

Weekly Workout Plan
Weekly workout plan

Introduction

Sometimes we just need some quick, simple instructions to tell us to get in gear and move. Say hello to the Weekly Workout Plan!

Nothing fancy, just follow the instructions, do as it says and work as hard as you can. Once you have finished, feel free to crack on with the rest of your day and enjoy!

So here goes....

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What is a bowler squat

What is a...

Name of exercise

Bowler squat

What's it for?

Strengthening glutes and stabilising the hips.

Top tips

  • Balance on one leg (stand close to a wall if needed).
  • Hinge forwards at the hip and reach the opposite hand down to the foot on the floor.
  • Try to keep your back as flat as possible throughout.
  • Stand back up tall again and raise your knee high.
  • The goal is to get as much movement from the hip of the stabilising leg as possible.

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Workout with us – 16 minute belly and bum workout

Workout with us

Workout With Us are a series of workout videos for you to follow and join in with. Using these, you can "build your own" workout by combining warmup, strength, cardio and cool downs, depending on your goals and lifestyle.

What it works...

Belly and bum!

Who can do it?

This is a tough one, but by going at your own pace, you can make it easier/harder according to your needs.

How long?

16 minutes.

OK then, let's do this...

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Workout with us – Resistance band workout

Workout with us

Workout With Us are a series of workout videos for you to follow and join in with. Using these, you can "build your own" workout by combining warmup, strength, cardio and cool downs, depending on your goals and lifestyle.

What it works...

Full body workout. Uses everything.

Who can do it?

Anyone as long as they have a resistance band like the ones we are using. But suitable for all.

How long?

Approx 20 minutes.

OK then, let's do this...

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Weekly workout plan – 24/01/20. Bums and tums!

Weekly Workout Plan
Weekly workout plan

Introduction

Sometimes we just need some quick, simple instructions to tell us to get in gear and move. Say hello to the Weekly Workout Plan!

Nothing fancy, just follow the instructions, do as it says and work as hard as you can. Once you have finished, feel free to crack on with the rest of your day and enjoy!

So here goes....

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Workout with us – Fast and Furious Fitness 2×5 min

Workout with us

What it works...

This quickie will get you fitter.

Who can do it?

Done steady, this is a basic workout. But if you go all out, it's a real tough one!

How long?

Approx 10 minutes.

OK then, let's do this...

A couple of sections here, each lasting only 5 minutes. Section 1 alternates x2 exercises for 60, 45, 30, 15 seconds with no pause!

  • Jumping jacks
  • Reverse lunge

Section 2 again alternates between x2 exercises for 60, 45, 30, 15 seconds. Again, with no pause!

  • Single leg squat thrusts.
  • Squats.

Let's go!

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Simple warm up

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What it works...

Warms up your whole body, gets all your joints moving, builds gradually over the warm up and gets your heart going nicely.

Who can do it?

Suitable for everyone.

How long?

5-10 minutes

OK then, let's do this...

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