Bodyweight Workout: Cycle 7, Week 3, Day 1
These workouts are designed by Breaking Muscle founder Mindith Rahmat. Mindith is an RYT 500 Certified Yoga Therapist, certified CrossFit coach, and long time fitness enthusiast with extensive experience in Russian kettlebells and bodyweight exercise.
This cycle of the bodyweight workout will focus on holds, strength, and flexibility using arm balances, inversions, and deep flexibility work. You will be able to measure your progress with three attempts at a baseline test in weeks 1, 6, and 12.
You will need two blocks or paralettes, a ruler or tape measure, a stopwatch, a wall space and a yoga strap or belt.
Week 3, Day 1
Handstand Holds at Wall for 10-15 minutes
(Work through variations of holds, one leg touching wall, no wall, one leg to parallel, alternating knees to chest, etc.)
1 minute Squat-Thrust-Burpee
1 minute Strict Push Ups
1 minute Alternating Abdominal Bicycles
30 seconds Handstand Hold
30 seconds Air Squats
1 minute Double Raised legs
30 Seconds Side to Side Air Squats
30 Seconds Banana Roll (Hollow Rock to Superman Hold and Back)
30 Seconds Spiderman Push Up
30 Seconds Reverse Plank
1 Minute Each
Wall Splits to Each Side
Forward Bend 30 Seconds
Hamstring Stretch on Each Leg
30 Seconds ***of accumulated time
Tuck Hold on Blocks or Paralettes