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Kettlebell Bus Driver

Kettlebell Bus Driver

A.

Stand with feet hip-width apart, holding a kettlebell by bell with both hands, arms extended in front of you at shoulder height. Keeping arms straight, rotate weight toward right until hands are stacked. Switch sides (without pausing at center); repeat. That's 1 rep. Continue alternating.

Pike Twist to Push-Up

Pike Twist to Push-Up

A.

Start in a pike position with left hand reaching for right ankle.

B.

Walk hands forward to a high plank position.

C.

Do a push-up. Walk hands back to pike to return to starting position. 

Jab-Cross

Jab-Cross

A.

Stand in fighting stance with feet staggered left in front of right (or nondominant foot forward) and fists by chin holding weights. Forcefully quick-snap a punch with left (or nondominant) hand straight forward at shoulder height, turning hips forward slightly and rotating fist palm-down. Return to starting position. 

B.

Immediately punch right (or dominant) hand across body at shoulder height, pivoting on back foot to turn hips forward slightly and rotating fist palm-down.

Dancer Arms

Dancer Arms

A.

Hold one end of rope in each hand and stand on center of rope with feet hip-width apart. Extend arms forward at shoulder height, elbows slightly bent and palms turned inward to start.

B.

Keeping rope taut, open arms wide to sides. Return to start.

C.

Then, bend right arm wide to right, pulling right hand toward chest. Return to start. That's 1 rep. Do 8 reps. Switch sides; repeat.

D.

Then, bend arms wide to sides, bringing hands together in front of chest. Return to start. That's 1 rep. Do 8 reps.

Dip-Flip Push-Up

Dip-Flip Push-Up

A.

Sit on floor with legs extended and palms pressing into floor behind hips with fingertips facing body. Press into hands and straighten arms to lift hips to start. Bend arms back, lowering hips to hover 1 inch above floor.

B.

Explosively push up, rotating over left side to come into plank on palms.

C.

Immediately do one push-up (arms bent straight back with elbows tight to ribs). Explosively push up and rotate over left side to return to start. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps (alternating sides for the flip), then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Hand-Release Superman Push-Up

Hand-Release Superman Push-Up

A.

Start on floor in plank on palms.

B.

Lower to floor and lift hands.

C.

Bend arms out to sides to rest fingertips behind head, then lift upper body and legs as high as you can. Pause; lower, then push up to plank. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Dip-Flip Push-Up

Dip-Flip Push-Up

A.

Sit on floor with legs extended and palms pressing into floor behind hips with fingertips facing body. Press into hands and straighten arms to lift hips to start. Bend arms back, lowering hips to hover 1 inch above floor.

B.

Explosively push up, rotating over left side to come into plank on palms.

C.

Immediately do one push-up (arms bent straight back with elbows tight to ribs). Explosively push up and rotate over left side to return to start. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps (alternating sides for the flip), then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Hand-Release Superman Push-Up

Hand-Release Superman Push-Up

A.

Start on floor in plank on palms.

B.

Lower to floor and lift hands.

C.

Bend arms out to sides to rest fingertips behind head, then lift upper body and legs as high as you can. Pause; lower, then push up to plank. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Dip-Flip Push-Up

Dip-Flip Push-Up

A.

Sit on floor with legs extended and palms pressing into floor behind hips with fingertips facing body. Press into hands and straighten arms to lift hips to start. Bend arms back, lowering hips to hover 1 inch above floor.

B.

Explosively push up, rotating over left side to come into plank on palms.

C.

Immediately do one push-up (arms bent straight back with elbows tight to ribs). Explosively push up and rotate over left side to return to start. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps (alternating sides for the flip), then jog in place for 30 seconds.

Hand-Release Superman Push-Up

Hand-Release Superman Push-Up

A.

Start on floor in plank on palms.

B.

Lower to floor and lift hands.

C.

Bend arms out to sides to rest fingertips behind head, then lift upper body and legs as high as you can. Pause; lower, then push up to plank. That's 1 rep. Do 20 reps, then jog in place for 30 seconds.

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