Poolside Sweat

woman in blue sports bra and grey sweatpants standing by the pool flexing her arm before her poolside sweat workout

This Wednesday, workout with a view! 

MMA fighter Rachael Cummins returns with a Poolside Sweat to help you soak in the last few days of summer!

 

OVERVIEW                                                                 

Equipment Required:                           Booty Band

Estimated Time Per Workout:             30 - 40 Minutes

                                                               4 sets

                                                               30 Second Rest Between Sets

 

1. Banded Shuffle

  1. Loop booty band around your thighs, just above your knees.
  2. Begin in a low stance with your butt down, head up, and your chest and elbows above your knees.
  3. While maintaining a low stance, take 6 deliberate steps forward.
  4. Complete 6 reps forward and 6 reps backward.

 

2. Single Leg Step Ups

  1. Begin standing and facing a ledge (or box) of appropriate height.
  2. Keeping your back straight, with your hands on your hips, step up onto the ledge with your left leg and push yourself up.
  3. Step down from the ledge with your other leg.
  4. Complete 10 reps on each leg.

 

3. Banded Side Shuffle

  1. Loop booty band around your thighs, just above your knees.
  2. Begin in a low stance like you did for Banded Shuffle exercise with your butt down, head up, and your chest and elbows above your knees.
  3. While maintaining a low stance, take 6 deliberate steps to your left.
  4. Complete 6 reps to the left and 6 reps to the right.

 

4. Single Leg Sit Down

  1. Begin standing with your back to a ledge (or box) of appropriate height.
  2. Lift one leg off the ground slightly and balance yourself on the other leg.
  3. Remaining on one leg, Slowly lower yourself down until you are seated on the ledge (or box).
  4. Push off your leg and lift yourself back to a standing position, balanced on one foot.
  5. Complete 10 reps on each leg.

 

RECOVERY                                                                 

Equipment Required:                                KoreSphere

Estimated Time:                                         5 - 10 Minutes

 

 

After this circuit, you might want to jump in the pool and cool off. But first, it’s important that you allow your muscles to properly recover.

So, why not cool off with KoreSphere?! This handheld stainless steel massage ball is so easy to use and features cryotherapy technology that combines a deep-tissue massage with a cold compress to soothe and repair strained muscles. After just a few minutes with KoreSphere, you’ll feel relaxed and free of pain and soreness.

 

By: Brendan S. August 25, 2021 Workout