10 Minute Workout

As with every quick workout, ensure that you stretch and warm up properly to avoid injuries. 

Bounding (1 minute)
Used by Usain Bolt, this exercise is fantastic for building leg strength. It's essentially a slowed-down version of running; begin by squatting. Jump forward as far as you can and only land on one leg, and ensure that leg stays bent. Once you're balanced on that foot, bound forwards and land on the opposite leg and keep it bent. Run forwards like this for one minute.

Single-leg Side Pank (2 minutes)
Lie on your side with your hips and feet stacked. Raise yourself onto one hand, and ensure that your arm and body are perfectly straight. Raise your upper arm up straight towards the ceiling and then raise your upper leg (keeping it straight) so that your foot touches the hand in the air. Make sure that you don't twist your torso. Move your leg back down and repeat.

Perform the exercise for 1 minute on each side.

Walking Lunges (2 minutes)
Step forward with your right foot into a lunge position (with your right knee behind your right foot, back straight, toes pointing straight ahead). Then step forwards with your left foot so that you're in the lunge position with your left leg in front. The aim of this exercise is to walk without letting your legs straighten out (therefore performing lunges). When you take a step forwards, make sure that you're bending both knees and that your knee is pointing towards your big toe. Don't let your knees extend beyond your feet.

Rotating Push Ups (30)
Get into the standard push up position and bend your arms until your chest and nose are as close to the floor as you can get them, while keeping your body straight, and then push up (completing a standard push up). While you're up in push up position, extend one hand out to your side and then twist so that it is pointing up at the ceiling, while still at a 90 degree angle from your body. Once you've done that, resume press up position and repeat on the other side. Repeat 30 times in 3 sets of 10. 

Tuck Jumps (30)
Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and hands by your sides. Jump up, tucking your knees up as close to your chest as possible. Repeat 30 times in 3 sets of 10.

Bounding (1 minute)
Repeat this exercise to finish your workout. 

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