Warriors fitness: Get fit at home and in the park

Wiki says this fitness plan is ‘designed for the average Joe and Jane’ but is structured to be challenging. Once you have got the hang of the exercises, you can improvise using equipment you have at home or that’s at the local park.

Leah Ropati demonstrates a V sit up. Photo / Doug Sherring
Leah Ropati demonstrates a V sit up. Photo / Doug Sherring

Day 1

Warm-up
• 3-5 mins of dynamic stretches
• 300 set
• Push-ups x 50, komodos x 50, broad jump x 50, vertical jump x 50, push-ups x 50, split jump x 50 (Complete 2 rounds)
• Complete three-minute rounds of each: V-sit ups, jumping knee tucks
Cool-down
• Full-body stretch

Day 2

Warm-up
• 3-5 mins of dynamic stretches
• Set 1
• Three rounds of burpees x 50, lunges x 30, bear crawls x 20 10m lengths
Cool-down
• Full-body stretch

Day 3

Warm-up
• 3-5 mins of dynamic stretches
• Circuit
• 100 donkeys, 90 bicycle crunches, 80 V-sit ups, 70 ankle taps, 60 seated twists, 50 mountain climbers, 40 jumping knee tucks, 30 lateral knee raises, 20 sit-ups to standing, 10 supermans
Cool-down
• Full-body stretch

Day 4

Warm-up
• 3-5 mins of dynamic stretches
• 20-2 set
• Weight clean and press, weight snatches (start at 20 and decrease by 2 each round)
Cool-down
• Full-body stretch

Day 5

Warm-up
• 3-5 mins of dynamic stretches
• Circuit
• Burpees x 50, chins x 25, squat and broad jump x 25, push-ups x 25, lunge and vertical jumps x 25, cleans x 25, squats x 25 each leg push-ups x 25, frog jumps x 25,burpees x 50
Cool-down
• Full-body stretch

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