A workout serves many purposes apart from just getting us in shape. It is a means of building endurance, stamina, and agility increases mobility or balance, or just a healthy way to have a fun session. If you find yourself bored with your yearlong monotonous gym routine or running sessions, then get ready and excited to swap your workout sessions with an amazing new workout – The Animal Flow workout.
The Animal Flow workout is versatile workout benefiting athletes of every level and for those who are just beginning their fitness journey. Incorporating this new workout to your existing workout sessions will make your workouts more challenging, effective and fun! This workout is for you if you want to see yourself in peak physical condition and have fun while getting there. It is a workout of different dimensions activating small muscles, which are mostly forgotten making us aware of them to use consciously while avoiding any injuries.
Here are the top 3 basic movements that you can try and incorporate into your everyday workouts –
- Crab Reach
Crab Reach increases joint mobility, lubricates the joints, and reduces your risk of injury.
Here’s how you can do it:
Start in a crab position, with fingers pointing away from the body, hips about an inch above the ground. Bend your right arm, bringing it in front of your chest in between your legs. Reach your right arm up and over towards the ground and push your hips as high as you can, looking towards the ground. Allow the upper arm to relax and bend 90 degrees. Return to the starting position and repeat.
- Loaded Beast
Loaded Beast activates your gluteus muscles and tones them.
Here’s how you can do it: Starting on all fours, push your glutes back onto your heels, opening your knees and pushing your chest to the floor. Launch your body forward and extend to full body length and at the same time bring one knee out to your side next to your elbow. Return to the starting position and repeat on the other leg.
- Scorpion Reach
Scorpio Reach helps improve posture and tones the hamstrings, calves, and gluteus.
Here’s how you can do it: Start in a push-up position. Initiate the movement by bringing the reach knee past the opposite wrist. The reach foot travels in a circular motion out and up as your head drops down between straight elbows. The reaching leg stays bent at 90 degrees while your base leg stays slightly flexed. The last degree of movement is rotating the hips with a slight outward rotation of the base foot. Hold this position for about 5 to 10 seconds before returning to the start position.
The Animal Flow workout is a great addition to your monotonous everyday workouts. It’s addition to your fitness regime will able you to touch all dimensions a workout has to offer and make working out challenging and fun!