Sick ‘n’ tired of the same-old workout? Shake things up with
your sweeties with this Leap Year-themed series of activities. Besties (and a
sense of humor) required!
Host a leap-o-lympics
Gather your buds and don your best gear for an
Olympics-inspired mini-workout. Head to a nearby park or a friend’s backyard.
You’ll need a stopwatch and a yardstick. Hold events like standing and running
long jump, highest jump (standing and running), and a hopping on one foot
contest (fastest time and longest-hopping).
Bust a move
Do you or one of your friends have a trampoline? Call dibs
for the afternoon and ask a bud to judge your best tramp moves. Just be
Skip to my lou
Jumping rope is a fantastic workout, but it can get a li’l
boring after awhile. Add competition to mix things up. See who can jump rope
continuously for the longest, who can win a jump-rope race, who can complete
the most jumps in a minute, who can complete a tricky combination of moves. Or,
tackle a global challenge like Double Dutch, or a rhyming game like the many
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 2/26/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN workouts, circuit workouts