Every year, it feels like the Holidays are here sooner. This year is no exception. We started seeing decorations in Target, Holiday music on the radio, and Black Friday deals right after Halloween. We are here to make sure you’re prepared. This workout will get you ready to take on the stores, shoppers, and sales with ease!
First, we must agree that Black Friday shopping has been dangerous in the past. So, please no pushing or shoving. It’s just not nice! The main goal of this workout is to increase your stability and strength, so you’ll notice agility exercises ensure your quickness come Black Friday!”
Enough talk! Where’s da workout at?
Black Friday Survival Workout
- 10-minutes on treadmill or elliptical
- 25 Jumping Jacks
- Twice Run Through – Agility Ladder
Side note: you can find agility ladders at the store, or just draw one with chalk outside!
- 10 Box Jumps (you can use stairs, if you are at home)
- 25 stationary Bear Crawls
From push-up position, bring one foot as far up to your hand as possible, leave it there, bring the other leg up to the other hand, then bring your legs back to original position before repeating.
- 5 Suicide Runs
Remember gym class when you had to run from line to line, yeah, those!
- 1 Minute Plank
- 15 Dumbbell Squats
- Twice Run Through Two Feet – Agility Ladder
- 25 Tuck Jumps
- 45 second Pick Pockets
- 15 Push-ups
- 10 Dumbbell Deadlifts
- 25 Speed Ball Curls
Cool Down: 5-minute stretching
There are many stretches you can do post workout. And remember stay hydrated during your shopping excursions.
What is your favorite part of Black Friday shopping?
Photo credit: Michael Holden