So, it’s a sunny Brisbane afternoon, the pool is glistening under a late spring sub-tropical sun and the glass of Johnnie Walker Swing scotch is tasting mighty tasty, but… I must interrupt my moment of bliss with a quick mention of the workout I like to throw out when I want to get stuff done in between actual planned days.
It’s a kind of snack between meals that serves as a great opportunity to practice whatever the heck I want to practice.
So here’s the game plan rules.
- Choose a light weight, an 18kg kettlebell in my case.
- Pick it up and keep ‘er lit for 20 minutes non-stop.
That’s it folks!
With no particular plan of attack or whiteboard emblazoned with exercises, just move non-stop for 20 minutes between each exercise, any exercises you know and want to work on.
The caveat; weight must not rest on the floor at any time.
I typically rotate between left and right arm and work through a list of:
- Turkish Get Up ‘downs’
- Floor Presses
- Push Presses
- The Bent Press
- Bottom Up carries
- Other Carries
- Single Leg Deadlift variations
- Prying Goblet Squats
Darn, the list could go on.
This is just a workout but serves as a great opportunity to put in a practice session with a nice strength endurance outcome.
You could use a sandbag, a barbell, a medicine ball, bodyweight movements (which is actually the hardest option) and you can even use a concrete block or a sledge hammer too!
Have a go sometime you feel the urge to workout and let me know what you did.