Skipping isn’t just for little kids! it’s a great warmup exercise, especially if you will be jumping in your workout.
High Knees develops strength and endurance of the hip flexors, the muscles that lift the knees and prevent plodding in the running stride while strengthening the endurance of the quad, hip extensors and gluteal muscles. These benefits lead to a longer stride for faster, more efficient running.
Widening your legs as you do in the sumo squat helps you work your glutes even more. Raise the bar by adding arm-sculpting bicep curls.
The squat is one of the best functional fitness moves you can master. From picking up a load of laundry to stabilizing yourself when you lose your balance, you’ll use the squat in many areas of your life.
Use lunges to increase flexibility and balance while strengthening lower-body muscles.