Crunched for time? Try this bodyweight circuit for anywhere anytime workout! A1 Jump Squats X10A2 Pushups X 10A3 Burpees X 10A4 Plank (Hold most difficult plank as long as possible)A5 Walking Lunges X10Rest :30 – Repeat for a total of 5 circuits
With the beginning of a new year many of us will make exercise and fitness resolutions. Statistics show that approximately half of those who begin exercise programs drop out within the first six months.Situations factors as well as personal factors will affect your exercise adherence and motivation. So how do you ensure you don’t set yourself up for failure?
1. Understand Their Cognitive AbilitiesAccording to the American Psychological Association, teens may be emotionally immature, but they have reached cognitive maturity by age 16 (Steinberg et al. 2009). By then they have developed reasoning skills, logical thinking, metacognition (thinking about their thinking) and abstract thinking (Huebner 2012). Don’t talk down to teens; instead, ensure that exercises make sense to them.