Get a cup and label popsicle sticks with different exercises! Warm up Walk 4 laps around a gym or set destination. Pull 2-3 sticks and complete each exercise with 10-20 reps. Remember to show modifications so everyone keeps moving! If you are walking, use a small deck of flash cards. Repeat sequence until done. Cool down. Sample exercises: Plank – Knee plank, low forearm plank, high hand plank Warrior pose- warrior 1, warrior 2, reverse warrior Caterpillars – standing, bring arms to the ground and walk out until you are in a push up position, walk feet to your arms and continue until you have done a number of reps or completed a predetermined destination Ballerina crunch – sitting with bent knees, make a circle with your arms and lower your back to the ground, attempt to keep your back straight and arms in circle positions Donkey kicks - hold on to a chair or position against a wall, bend knee and push leg back Front kicks – position one leg forward, one leg back with arms raised and bent at elbow in front of you, kick back leg forward Side kicks – legs as wide as shoulders, arms raised and bent at elbow, bring in one leg and extend other leg out to side to kick, reps and repeat with other side Sit ups – traditional situps Punches – left/right jabs, hook, uppercut Fire hydrants – on hands and knees, bring bent leg out to the side Superman – laying on your stomach, extend arms and legs in a straight line, raise arms and legs up and hold for 10, 20, 30 secs, repeat 2-3 times Snowangels – superman then move arms and legs out to sides like you are making a snowangel Plie squat – legs shoulder with apart, toe out and squat, making sure you do not bend knees beyond your feet. High knees – step/run in place while bringing knees up to waist or higher. Butt kicks – step/run in place while bringing feet to “kick” your own butt. Side to side shuffle – step/run to 2-3 steps to left side then back to right side. Heismans – side to side shuffle with a knee raise,i.e. left shuffle/right knee Speed squat – squat in place like you’re getting ready to run, pump arms like you are running while staying in squat. After several repetitions count down 5-1 and finish line! Now reverse front leg and repeat. Downward dog – arms touching the floor, feet on the floor, focus on lifting bottom to the sky and pushing feet into ground. Mountain climber – same as downward dog, but bring alternating legs into the center and out and if you are trying to climb a mountain. Burpees – squat, bring hands down,step/jump feet back into push up position, bring feet back to starting position, and stand/pop up with arms extended above head. Pretend jump rope – step/hop while moving arms as if you are jumping rope. Standing ab crunch – opposite elbow to knee crunch Scissors – on back, extend legs straight, alternate legs up and down like a pair of scissors Bicycles – on back, bend knees and circle legs as if you are riding a bike and reverse! Jump squat – squat, touch/lower arms toward floor and stand/pop up with arms raised above head in one motion Football squat – running stance with one leg forward one leg back, squat and touch the floor. Do reps and then switch to other side. You can also switch after each squat . Side crunch – can be done on floor or while standing. Bent arms at elbow, hands by your each ear/head area, crunch toward same side Leg circles – while lying on side, small and large circles, repeat with other leg Leg hop – hop on one leg, variation: stand on one leg Push up- on knees, regular, wide T, diamond push ups Knee leg lifts – on knees and hands, bend knee and pulse up, repeat with other side. Frog leap – squat, stay in squat and jump forward and back Side jumps – same as frog, but left and right Inner thigh kick – squat, come out of squat and you bring your leg inward like you are kicking a soccer ball with the inside of your foot. Skater – with one foot forward and one foot back, raise back leg while bringing opposite arm forward Variation: keep foot on ground but with as a little weight as possible. Banana – Laying on the ground, stomach up, extend arms and legs in straight line. Raise arms and legs off the ground and hold for 10, 20, 30 sec. Do 2-3 reps. This is like a reverse superman. Reverse crunch –start with knees in toward chest, tap toes to mat twice, then pull knees in toward chest Chair twist – feet together, arms raised above head, reach for floor, bend knees, keep knees bent and raise arms in front of chest/shoulder area V situps – laying, with legs spread wide in V, hold one arm up to the “sky”, sit up while keeping arm raised to sky then touch each foot and lay back down. Deadman leg lift – with one foot back with as little weight as possible or off the ground, try to reach/touch floor and come back up. Jumping jacks – variation: keep stepping in and out to the side while moving arms Star jacks – jump while extending arms and legs out; variation – regular jumping jack Calf raises – raise up on your front toes and sit back down. Gap jumping – leap with one leg as if you are going over a puddle/stream, return with opposite leg (that is one repetition) Butt lift – laying on back, bend knees with feet on floor, raise butt up, hold and back down. Side Ski jump – bend knees, jump to the left side, back to the middle, jump to the right side. You make quick step instead of jumping if needed. Half circle ski jump – bend knees, jump while turning body in a half circle so that your body is now facing the left side, jump back, and half circle jump to the right. You make quick step instead of jumping if needed. Hula hoops – rotate hips in a circular motion for 10 rotations, now rotate in the opposite rotation. Triangle pose – wide legs, arms extended above head, reach/touch the ground, extend one arm up to “sky”, rotating trunk into an “open” position, hold for 10, 20, 30 secs, reach both hands down again and rotate in opposite position and hold. Extended leg crunch – standing, opposite leg extension with arm touch Side skater – squat with wide legs, staying in squat, drag hands low/on floor from left foot to right foot Knee crunches –crunch elbow to opposite knee while on knees Table – laying on ground, raise up on arms and legs, trying to keep your body from your shoulders to your knees in a straight position such as a table. Chrissy’s Favs – laying on ground, with knees bent, bring one knee in toward chest, extend same leg out and then raise straight leg up. Complete reps and repeat on alternate side. Lunges – standing with feet together, take a wide step forward, bending front leg at knee with back leg straight. Hold position, then step back leg to front leg. Start with the opposite leg, repeat the sequence. Complete reps. Side lunge – lunge to the side and touch opposite arm to the foot/knee of the bent knee Sumo squat – standing feet together, step to the side into a wide squat Blocks – squat in place, arms at sides bent at elbow, alternate raising arms above head as if you are blocking from something falling, alternate raising arms out to the side to block, alternate raising arms down to side to protect legs Using light weights 2,3,4 pounds Military press - bend arms at elbow, extend arms outward in front of chest and return to the side. Lawn mower – one leg forward, one leg back. Using arm opposite of the front leg, start low and pull back like you are starting a lawn mower Bicep curls – start with arms at your sides, curl arm toward chest, bending at the elbow. Tricep – start with arms bent at side, extend back Overhead press- starting with weights at your shoulder, twist and raise above your head and return to shoulder. Chest – starting with weights together in front of you with arms in closed position, open arms like you are “checking the fridge” Wings – starting with weights together in front of you with arms in closed position, open arms out to the sides.