Want to know an easy and fast strategy to warm up before your workouts? I sure did! My typical loosen up procedure was long and involved whilst still being did not really loosen up my human body properly. Then I read about this easy drill and it’s really made starting to heat up fun rather than chore. Give it a shot and I’m sure you’ll like it.
This drill features a bunch of different names, but I prefer to refer to it as The Hurdle or The Over, Under drill. The drill can be carried out anywhere, nevertheless, you will be needing a few feet of space in your left and right to acheive it properly.
Imagine that you have two hurdles, the kind of they use in track events, left or right of you. Now simply step over the first one and then duck under the second one. Then undertake it back one other way.
This deceivingly simple exercise gets your entire body moving and is also ideal for loosening the legs, hips and minimize last particular.
You can repeat this so long as you prefer or just add it into your regular warmup routine and take action maybe once or twice. If you have the space it could be fun to pretend that you have a long group of hurdles, ten or even more. The exercise will really get your heart pumping and warm you up for that real workout.
You can also employ this exercise as a relax after your workout. Try performing it nice and slow. You’ll feel your muscles stretching especially for the ducking under movement. It’s also an incredible exercise for quickly loosening yourself up if you are sore after having a previous days workout.
Give it a go, I’m sure you’ll enjoy it! It’s an excellent approach to add some variety to a boring warm-up routine. Feel free to come up with your own variations and make it fun.