START­ING BLOCKS

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Simon Hen­der­son uses con­crete blocks to train out­doors. Here are to­tal­body you can do three times a week:

1/ Thrusters Hold­ing a block with both hands, drop down into a squat, keep­ing it close to your chest. Push up­wards us­ing your legs and a hip drive, and press the block over­head. When you’re stronger, hold a block in each hand. Do 20 reps.

2/ Over­head Walk­ing Lunges Start stand­ing, but while hold­ing a block over­head. Step into a lunge, keep­ing your torso up­right. Once your back knee is gen­tly touch­ing the floor, push for­ward to the start. Swap legs. Do 20 on each.

3/ Weighted Sit-Ups Hold a block in two hands while on your back, knees bent, feet flat on the floor. Lift your chest to­wards your knees, once your el­bows touch your knees, re­turn slowly back down to the floor. that’s one rep, do 20.

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