Category: Fitness

Strength + Cardio + Abs

Crunched for time? Circuit training is the workout for you! A circuit is a series of exercises repeated one right after the other with little or no rest in between. Once each exercise is completed, the moves repeat from the beginning. You get the benefits of muscle sculpting and cardio, minus the boredom factor. This workout combines one strength move, one cardio move and one core move for a total body burn that will have you sweating in no time. Circuit #1 Strength: Spiderman pushup x 10 Cardio: Burpee with lateral jump x 10 Abs: Bicycle crunch x 20 After one ... Read more

Total Body Tone

Worried about falling into a winter workout rut? Not this year! This total body toning routine has 6 unique exercises to increase strength, power and endurance. We recommend performing this workout 3-4 days a week. The Circuit Plié Squat Jump – 15 reps Superman Twist – 20 reps (10 each side) Tick Tock Plank – 30 seconds Kneeling Rear Lunge – 20 reps (10 each side) Single Leg Sit-Up – 20 reps (10 each side) Push-Up to Plank – 10 reps Plié Squat Jump Start with feet together, hands on hips. Sit back to lower into a narrow squat. Jump ... Read more

Add Some Lift to Your Jumps

Jumps are a big part of what we do as cheerleaders to help create excitement on the sidelines. Increasing our flexibility, strength and power, while also perfecting our jump technique, will help us improve our various jumps and keep the crowd entertained. Flexibility Straddle stretch: The basic straddle stretch can easily be done at home or practice. Sit with your legs straight out as wide as you can and point your toes. Reach forward with your arms keeping your back straight and abs tight as far as you can and hold for 20-30 seconds. Repeat 3-5 times. Also, reach to ... Read more