5- Minute Warrior Workout

Take a 5 minute study break outside to try this 5 minute warrior workout!

Perform each exercise as many reps as possible for 20 seconds with 10 seconds rest in between.  Repeat twice for a quick 5 minute workout!

SQUAT TECHNIQUE CUES:

  1. Feet shoulder width apart, with toes slightly turned out.
  2. Keep heels stay flat on the floor!
  3. For added difficulty, hold the squat for 5 seconds before pushing back up.

PUSH UP TECHNIQUE CUES:

  1. Neutral back throughout movement – it should be a straight line!
  2. Squeeze your glutes to keep your core tight as you move.
  3. Get as close to the floor as possible – but don’t let yourself touch the ground!

PLANK TECHNIQUE CUES:

  1. Maintain a neutral back throughout movement – if you are struggling to do this on your own, then have a partner watch to make sure you have good form.
  2. Flex all the muscles in your body, with emphasis on core and glutes.

girl planking

BURPEEE TECHNIQUE CUES:

  1. Walk back to a tall plank position.  For added difficulty jump both feet back at the same time to the high plank position.
  2. Stand up to complete the burpee.  For added difficulty, finish with a jump into the air.
  3. Don’t forget to keep breathing to keep blood pumping to your muscles!

LUNGE TECHNIQUE CUES:

  1. Use your arms to help with your momentum.
  2. Land as gently as possible to prevent risk of injury.
  3. Keep your core tight and your chest up!

*Repeat this again for a total of 5 minutes!*

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