Playground workouts for busy moms

July 21, 2009 4:22:23 PM PDT
Learn some great fitness moves you can do while the kids play.

PLAYGROUND EXERCISES:

Reverse Pull Up (Back, shoulders, arms)

Position yourself under the monkey bar with your chest inline with the bar and your body straight, resting on your heels. Exhale as you pull your chest toward the bar. Inhale as you slowly lower to the starting position.

Incline Push up (Chest, arms, abs)

Line your mid-chest and and hands up with the edge of a picnic table or fence. Step away to align your body straight, resting on your toes. Inhale as yo lower your chest to the edge of the prop. Exhale as you press back up to the starting position.

Triceps Dip (Arms, shoulders)

Sit on the edge of a bench or block with your hands positioned palms- down beside your hips. With your legs resting on your heels and your knees slightly bent, lower your hips until your shoulders are nearly parallel to the ground. Exhale as you press back up.

Single Leg Dip (Legs and glutes)

Stand on your right foot along the edge of a step or prop and straighten your left leg in front of you. Bend your right knee to lower your body. Pause. Exhale back up. Complete 10-15 and switch legs.

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