Gymnastics Summer Strength Challenge: Indoor Challenge
You don’t need an entire gym to stay fit for the summer. Practice any of these strength-building exercises at home.
Mountain Climbers – 20x each side – From a plank position, pull knee to nose and then back to plank. Alternate legs quickly.
Lemon Squeezers – 10 reps
Monster Arms (tiny circles forward and backwards) – 20 each direction
Up and Downs – 10x – Move from plank to forearm plank, one hand at a time.
Wall Sit – Hold for 60 seconds
Forearm Plank – Hold for 60 seconds
Candlestick Straight Jumps – 10 rounds – Start in a squat, roll into candlestick (shown below), roll down into a low squat, straight jump up from the squat.
Straddle Hold – Hold for as long as you can. Record your time and try to increase it by 5 seconds each time.
Supergirl – 30 seconds
Handstand Facing the Wall – 30 Seconds
Hip Raises – 30x
Burpees – 10 rounds – From a standing position, move to a squat, jump to a plank on your hands, jump back to a squat, straight jump up.