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School of Strength

School of Strength

School of Strength

School of Strength is a great way to stay fit and reach your athletic goals. To complete this challenge, watch this series of videos, starting with Video 1. When you can do each exercise in the video correctly, move onto the next one. If you want to keep track of your progress, use this Fitness Tracker.

Here's all you need to get started:

  • A rug or exercise mat
  • A chair, wall, or other sturdy object to lean on
  • Water & towel
  • Enough space to spread your arms wide

  • This is your introduction to the School of Strength. Use the stretches in this video to warm-up before every workout. Warming up prepares your muscles for exercise. That helps you perform better, and keeps you from feeling sore after your workout. You’ll increase your flexibility, and protect yourself from getting hurt.

  • Get ready to ignite your endurance, Superstar Trainers. These exercises help strengthen your heart and lungs. This helps you to practice or exercise longer and with fewer breaks.

  • Champion Trainers, get ready to feel the burn. Work out with this video to build muscles in your back, stomach, legs, and arms. These exercises help your body stay strong and fit by building healthy bones and muscles.

  • Congratulations Master Trainer, you’ve made it to your final challenge. Get ready to boost your balance! Balance affects everything that you do. Training with this video can improve your skills in every single sport. It even helps prevent injuries.

Remember, your fitness journey isn't over. Keep rewatching the School of Strength videos. Working out with them will continue to improve your endurance, strength, AND balance. 

Additional Resources:

School of Strength Webpage

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