Summer is now in full-swing, and with that comes America’s favorite pastime—baseball’s All-Star game. Whether you’ve been feeling that your summer workout has gotten a little stale or if you are just looking to kick it up another notch, you need to try this All-Star workout.
This total-body workout can be performed with little to no equipment, at either the gym or at home. Start off with a quick 5-minute warm-up to help get your heart pumping and to help to avoid injuries.
- 10 pushups
- 10 jumping jacks
- 20 body weight squats
- One 60-second plank
You can use free weights or whatever you might have around your house to incorporate weight. We used water bottles.
- 20 overhead presses
- 20 bicep curls
- 20 triceps extensions
- 20 forward punches
- 20 shoulder shrugs
- 20 ab crunches on a ball (if you don’t have a ball, the floor is OK)
- 15 leg lifts (straight legs, one side at a time)
- 12 back extensions (hold for 5 seconds each)
- One 30-second side plank (both sides)
- 15 side-to-side seated Russian twists
Only rest between innings for 1-2 minutes, depending on your current fitness level. These exercises can be modified by increasing or decreasing the number of reps and the amount of weight. Work up to where you can perform this workout three times in a row for a total of nine innings!